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14 December 2016 12:12

Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar resolves to strengthen voice of Labour in trade negotiations

 

The seminar began with a discussion on how trade and investment agreements have evolved from the WTO era to the new generation of agreements, and the threats those agreements present to workers and their rights, as trade union members, as citizens, and as political movements. Read more...


28 November 2016 11:07

After more than 10 days on strike, the dispute for better working conditions continues in Chile. The large multinational company Hochtief still maintains its anti-union practices at the mega Hydroelectric Project Alto Maipo, in San José de Maipo, Chile. Read more...


17 November 2016 14:04

Last week up to one million people joined the protests in Seoul calling for the immediate release of imprisoned trade union leaders and resignation of Park Geun Hye. Read more...


14 November 2016 09:21

Over the past five months workers across Australia have been boycotting Carlton & United Breweries beers to support 55 CUB workers.Read more...


14 November 2016 09:16

A high-level delegation of global union leaders is joining demonstrations taking place tomorrow in South Korea to protest against the brutal crackdown on democratic rights and the criminalisation of trade union activity.Read more...


14 November 2016 09:04

"We only want to improve our working conditions and remunerations", this is what 1,000 workers on strike at Alto Maipo Project in Chile tell to the press and the company CNM-HOCHTIEF. Read more...


14 November 2016 08:58

Charges of criminal blackmail that were laid against two officials from BWI partner union in Australia the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) are a waste of court time and resources and should be struck out immediately, a Victorian Magistrates Court has heard. Read more...


25 October 2016 20:12

Hundreds of union members arrested and millions in unpaid wages before the construction for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.Read more...


25 October 2016 19:59

In an outpouring of support, workers from across the Asia-Pacific region have signalled their deep solidarity with the 55 Carlton United Breweries (CUB) workers, posing for photos with the ‘Bitter Victorians’ logo and sharing them across social media with #CUB55 hashtag. Read more...