Derechos Sindicales

14 March 2017 11:10

Brazil: innovative South – South cooperation between Brazilian and Haitian Unions

 

"This initial value is to help our brothers in Haiti," it was the first statement made by the president of STICC (Workers Union from the Construction Industries of Porto Alegre/ Brazil), Gelson Santana, when it was delivered almost USD 2.000 (about 115,000 gourdes, local currency) to the Haitian FENATCO (National Federation of Construction Workers) in Port-au-Prince. Lee mas...


01 March 2017 13:09

Despite the severe political crisis in South Korea, trade union repression continues. The Pohang Branch Court has issued warranties of custody for the three union officials, and the three union leaders are now under arrest. Lee mas...


27 February 2017 11:07

Members of the Sabah Timber Industries Employees Union (STIEU) are unsurprised that their employer, Sabah Forest Industries (SFI), has been stripped of another certification label for their continued refusal to recognise the union. Lee mas...


10 February 2017 16:10

Thousands of protesting Workers on Thursday 9 February called on the Federal Government to create policies that would reduce the suffering of Nigerians and also provide food on their tables. Lee mas...


06 February 2017 14:19

There were more than a hundred people marching in the streets of Rose-Hill in the afternoon of Sunday 5 February to shout their rage at a government that did not move a little finger to relieve the workers.Lee mas...


10 January 2017 02:41

BWI signed an International Framework Agreement (IFA) with Veidekke ASA, Norway’s largest construction company, on 24 January 2017 renewing its commitment to labour standards and human rights. Lee mas...


14 December 2016 12:12

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. Lee mas...


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. Lee mas...


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. Lee mas...