Workers and Employers Organizations resources

August 2010

  1. The growth and decline of political unionism in India: The need for a paradigm shift

    01 August 2010

    This publication analyzes the weaknesses of political unionism in India through various dimensions. It proposes a new paradigm shift towards “service-based unionism”, suitable for the new working environment shaped by changing employment patterns and industrial relations dynamics and for meeting the interests of the workers, especially in the informal economy.

June 2010

  1. Concept note on Visioning Event for an ILO Asia Pacific Community of Practice (CoP) on Migration

    30 June 2010

  2. Concept note on ILO-ACTRAV Meeting on Migration Workers' Right

    30 June 2010

    As part of programme on promoting a rights-based approach to labour migration and encourage trade union cooperation on this subject.

  3. ILO/ACTRAV/Solidarity Centre Workshop on Promoting a Right-Based Approach to Labour Migration in Origin and Destination Countries

    As part of our programme on promoting a rights-based approach to labour migration and encourage trade union cooperation on this subject, I am pleased to inform you that our colleagues from the trade union movement in Kuwait, KTUF – Kuwait Trade Union Federation, have kindly accepted to host a meeting in Kuwait City on 30 June – 1 July 2010. The meeting will be co-sponsored by the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ILO/ACTRAV) and the Solidarity Centre of the AFL-CIO.

  4. Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Examined through Survey Methodology Meeting

    The IPEC Statistical Information and Monitoring Programme on Child Labour organised a discussion of surveys to gather data on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC). Representatives from Bangladesh, Mongolia, Cameroon and the Philippines met and presented CSEC pilot survey results using workplace-based and household-based approaches on 24-25 June in Cebu.

April 2010

  1. Keynote speech at the National Conference on Future of Industrial Relations and the Revision of Labour Code and Trade Union Law

    01 April 2010

    By Mr Kari Tapiola, Executive Director, ILO Standards and Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, Hanoi on 1 April 2010

November 2009

  1. Workshop Description for Trade Union Training on Climate Change Policies, Green Jobs & Decent Work

    30 November 2009

    This training workshop, “A3-52099: Trade Union Training on Climate Change Policies, Green Jobs & Decent Work”, is designed to enhance the understanding of trade unions on climate change policies and its linkages with ILO standards and policies for promoting Decent Work. The training is expected to contribute towards unions’ technical and organizational capacities for effective social dialogue for policy development and initiatives for decent work in ‘green economy’ and to promote greening & decent work in existing jobs.

  2. Workers’ organizations in Asia and the Pacific

    19 November 2009

June 2009

  1. Thai Workers’ Organization submits complaint to ILO

    11 June 2009

    Thailand’s State Enterprise Workers Relations Confederation (SERC) has submitted a complaint to the International Labour Organization during the 98th International Labour Conference (ILC) presently in Session in Geneva, Switzerland. The complaint alleges the Royal Thai Government is breaching the Organization’s Equality of Treatment (Accident Compensation) Convention (C-19). The complaint claims migrant workers from Myanmar working in Thailand have been denied access to the Social Security Office’s Workmen’s Compensation Fund following accidents in the workplace.

May 2009

  1. Concept Note - Asia Pacific Conference on "Right to Form Unions and Right to Collective Bargaining: A Campaign for Ratification and Implementation of ILO Conventions 87 and 98"

    06 May 2009