Creating green and decent work is a common goal for both the European Union and South Africa.Trade Unions from these regions met the 12th and 13th of February in Johannesburg to share both experiences and strategies and also to discuss these themes with their respective governments and other society actors
As part of the project "Social Dialogue for Green and Decent Jobs. South Africa-European Dialogue on Just Transition", Sustainlabour organizes an on-line course for South African workers and trade unionists. Participants will learn about opportunities and challenges for the creation of decent work that the transition towards a sustainable economy offers to workers in South Africa
The creation of green and decent jobs is a key answer to main challenges South Africa is currently facing: an unemployment rate of about 25% of the total workforce, which increases up to 70% for young workers, and intensive economy in emissions of greenhouse gases, globally, the largest emissions per GDP.
The world’s leading retail labels commit to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh before the midnight deadline. The Accord now covers more than 1000 Bangladeshi garment factories. Implementation starts now!
2013 is giving us a shameful death toll in workplace fatalities and accidents. No later than Tuesday we had to deplore the deaths of over 200 Bangladeshi garment workers following the collapse of their workshop in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka.
#140313Youth - Together for a better future: No to austerity! Yes to jobs for young people!
Five years after the outbreak of the global financial crisis, labour markets remain deeply depressed. Unemployment has started to rise again as the economic outlook worsens
Consultations are focused on models and mechanisms of civil society participation and civil society dialogue with the high-level panel on the post-2015 development
The decision was adopted in response to EU Commission consultation on unconventional fossil fuels in Europe