March 8, 2012

As women we are not resigned to being frozen in time

March 8 is International Women´s Day. Our fight for rights, for social justice and more sustainable egalitarian societies continues - a fight that regretfully remains difficult.

We are not resigned to women being “frozen in time”. Unfortunately the gender pay gap has remained at the same level over the past 10 years. On average women are paid 18% less than their male counterparts. A new report published by the ITUC examines this, read it here.

The important role that women could play in the emerging green economy should not be ignored nor should the importance of ensuring women’s access to green jobs. Have a look at our interesting report on Women Workers and Green Jobs here.

 

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April 21, 2015

All the tools from 10 years of struggle against chemical risk

Here you can find a collection of tools. For all of those who are willing to act: information is the first step towards prevention.

April 14, 2015

Toxic work! Stop deadly exposures today!

An ITUC Briefing explaining why trade unions must globally mobilise to protect workers from hazardous substances, with key facts and figures.

April 6, 2015

Rana Plaza: Countdown to second anniversary begins with compensation fund still US$9 million short

IndustriALL Global Union, UNI Global Union and the Clean Clothes Campaign have launched a countdown to the second anniversary of Rana Plaza, calling on brands to fill the gap in compensation for victims before 24 April 2015.

 

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Sharan Burrow. ITUC SG

If you expose us, we'll expose you. A shivery article on chemical risks for workers on the occasion of International Workers Memorial Day, 28 of April. 

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