Trade Union Rights

05 April 2021 10:44

Remembering Jin Sook Lee

 

On 7 April, it will be one full year since the untimely passing of our beloved Jin Sook Lee. A true and consistent champion of the working class and gender equality, Jin Sook lived a well-spent life dedicated to the building of a better world for all. We will always remember her as a trade union leader, women advocate, mother, wife and comrade.
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05 April 2021 02:42

Kyrgystan’s trade unions continue to face state harassment and interference even in the middle of a raging pandemic. Read more...


05 April 2021 02:42

A court in Hong Kong convicted Lee Cheuk Yan, General Secretary of the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU), and several others for organising and taking part in a democracy rally deemed illegal by the Chinese Special Administrative Region’s National Security Law.
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29 March 2021 10:35

Philippine trade unions condemned the killing of another labour leader under the watch of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration. Read more...


19 March 2021 06:40

The Morrison government has abandoned a crackdown on wage theft after it gutted its own industrial relations omnibus bill, junking provisions on the criminalization of wage theft while passing only limited changes to casual employment. Read more...


19 March 2021 05:25

After decades of a well-functioning collective bargaining history, the United Paper Mills (UPM) has decided not to negotiate the terms of employment of its salaried employees at any level.
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12 March 2021 05:31

The Sabah Timber Industry Employees Union (STIEU) signed another wage agreement on behalf of aggrieved workers, this time with timber company, Fu Yee Corporation.

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11 March 2021 07:18

The Sabah Timber Industry Employees Union (STIEU) reached an agreement with Focus Lumber to settle the latter’s salary obligations to twenty of its (20) workers whose wages it arbitrarily cut by 50 percent during Malaysia’s enforcement of a hard COVID-19 lockdown.
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11 March 2021 03:38

Workers building a World Bank-funded dam in Tarbela, Pakistan will receive additional wages, thanks to the efforts of a BWI-affiliated trade union federation in the country. Read more...