Derechos Sindicales

24 June 2020 04:27

Young workers lead Kyrgyzstan’s construction union

 

Amidst the constant threats and attacks against trade unionists and workers in general, the Kyrgyzstan Construction Workers’ Union held its Congress on 12 June and elected a new generation of trade union leaders to lead the fight for workers’ rights and welfare. Lee mas...


19 June 2020 04:23

Since 2018, HeidelbergCement in Egypt has reduced its workforce by at least 2,000 through attrition and by not extending fixed term contracts. In December 2019, an independent study found that almost half of the 474 workers are contract workers at its Suez plant, one of four plants owned by HeidelbergCement in Egypt, where discriminatory labour conditions are a concern. Lee mas...


18 June 2020 12:06

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) released its 2020 Global Rights Index where it reported the ten worst countries for working people namely Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Honduras, India, Kazakhstan, the Philippines, Turkey and Zimbabwe.
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18 June 2020 10:21

On June 2, the Trade Union of Construction and Building Materials Industry Workers of Serbia (SRGIGMS) held its 5th Congress in Smederevo which was attended by 50 delegates representing workers from the construction and the building material industries. Trade union leader Sasa Torlakovic was unanimously re-elected as union president.Lee mas...


12 June 2020 12:51

Ignoring police threats and bad weather, the Nagkaisa Labour Coalition, the biggest labour alliance in the Philippines joined thousands of protesters in marking the country’s Independence Day with protests all over the country against the recently passed anti-terror law. Lee mas...


27 May 2020 11:33

Workers at the Chakrey Ting cement factory in Kampot, Cambodia have concluded an agreement with the company at the Regional Labour Department that will see the reinstatement of its union vice president, Houn Houen.
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20 April 2020 08:00

BWI demands the immediate release of 15 pro-democracy leaders, including Lee Cheuk-yan, General Secretary of the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU), who were arrested on 18 April 2020 for allegedly “organising and participating in unlawful assemblies" related to protests in Hong Kong on amendments to the extradition bill in 2019. Lee mas...


16 March 2020 10:21

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), is charged with many responsibilities. They include world heritage sites. One such site is the Angkor Archaeological Park in Cambodia. Restoration workers from the West Mebun temple have held a protest outside the office a French archaeological college – the École Française D’Extrême-Orient (EFEO) that previously employed them – regarding the UNESCO heritage Angkor Archaeological Park today, demanding an end to the almost two-year long impasse that has kept them away from their jobs. Lee mas...


22 February 2020 18:48

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