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17 May 2016 11:20

Successful campaign to organize subcontracted workers in Turkey

The Turkish construction workers' union YOL-IS have led an intense campaign to organize the growing numbers of subcontracted road workers in the country. Read more...


17 May 2016 11:04

The Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Unions (KFCITU) and other federations affiliated to the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) celebrated May Day by holding rallies across South Korea. Read more...


17 May 2016 10:57

On 1 May the Filipino Construction Mutual Aid Organisation, a Doha-based community organization that represents building and construction workers, joined more than 600 trade unionists from the Federation of Free Workers for a May Day celebration at the Liwasang Bonifacio monument in Manila, Philippines.Read more...


17 May 2016 10:50

Today millions of workers around the world will be out on the streets to stand up for workers’ rights.Read more...


16 May 2016 09:34

The Nepalese government last July began its ”free ticket, free visa” scheme that obligates employers from countries of destination to bear the costs for visa processing and air ticket to hire workers from Nepal – which until now most often has been borne by migrant workers themselves. Read more...


25 April 2016 14:33

The Italian unions Feneal Uil, Filca Cisl and Cgil Fillea representing Italcementi cement workers, have announced a strike in response to the industrial plan proposed by the government, which may result in 415 dismissals this year and further 250 redundancies in 2017. Read more...


21 April 2016 13:24

Hundreds of thousands of workers and young people in France have taken to the streets to protest a government reform to alter the 35-hour workweek make it easier to hire and fire workers. Read more...


19 April 2016 12:09

The Norwegian union Fellesforbundet has settled an agreement in the national collective bargaining negotiations for the construction sector. Read more...


19 April 2016 10:08

Trade unions in Cambodia may soon face the bitter reality of having their freedom of association curtailed by the State.Read more...