Where trade unionists start their day on the net.

Act NOW!

Top news -

Education at a Glance 2019 shows governments must accelerate progress towards SDG 4 and quality education for all 2019-09-18 [Education International]

UN Special Rapporteur: education is a crucial tool to combat severe abuses of human rights 2019-09-18 [Education International]

New study shows how education policies impact students, teachers and principals 2019-09-18 [Education International]

IUF and AccorInvest agreement on fighting sexual harassment 2019-09-18 [IUF]

2019 OECD Business and Finance Outlook – Self-declared top-down approaches will not deliver trust 2019-09-18 [TUAC]

UN General Assembly endorses ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work 2019-09-18 [ILO]

Engineering the future: mechanical engineering unions confront challenges 2019-09-16 [IndustriALL]

Unions protest Coca-Cola's serial human rights violations at company-hosted conference 2019-09-16 [IUF]

Countries heed call to ratify labour conventions 2019-09-16 [ILO]

ITF continues to build relationship with global pilots’ federation 2019-09-16 [ITF]

World Day for Decent Work, 7 October 2019 – “Investing in care for gender equality” 2019-09-13 [IAMAW]

'We Must Be Bolder Than Ever': Labor Federation Representing 30 Million Workers Calls on All Unions to Join Global Climate Strike 2019-09-13 [Common Dreams]

G20 Labour and Employment Ministers choose to narrow agenda despite global employment and wages crisis for people 2019-09-12 [TUAC]

Education at a Glance 2019 – TUAC assessment 2019-09-12 [TUAC]

ILO launches Global Media Competition on Labour Migration 2019-09-12 [ILO]

Airfares soar by up to 2100% as British Airways grounds planes 2019-09-12 [The New Daily]

The long and winding road to respecting workers’ rights in supply chains 2019-09-12 [Equal Times]

The long and winding road to respecting workers’ rights in supply chains 2019-09-12 [Equal Times]

50 million companies and 209 million workers urge governments to accelerate SDG 2019-09-11 [ITUC]

Behind the Controller: video game workers unite! 2019-09-10 [The Quad]

Global Climate Strikes to Take Place in 117 countries 2019-09-09 [PV Magazine]

Unions must join the Global Climate Strike to avert a climate catastrophe 2019-09-05 [Equal Times]

App Capitalism 2019-09-03 [NACLA]

The invisible workplace accident rate 2019-09-02 [Equal Times]

EI calls on Employment and Labour Ministers in G20 countries to refocus on education 2019-08-31 [EI]

Climate crisis is union business 2019-08-30 [Green Left Weekly]

Amazon: Global resistance to Bolsonaro's destruction 2019-08-30 [ITUC]

Amazon fires: Educators join in global outcry and demand responsible environmental policies 2019-08-24 [EI]

Here’s why trade unions should practice foresight to shape the future of work 2019-08-22 [Equal Times]

G7 Biarritz Summit: The workplace equality challenge 2019-08-22 [ILO]

B7-L7 Declaration/ Déclaration B7-L7 2019-08-21 [TUAC]

The Progressive Package: Getting Unions Behind Basic Income 2019-08-21 [EGJ]

There is no Healthy Democracy without Quality Public Education 2019-08-13 [PSI]

Youth is Ready to Lead a Revolutionary Change 2019-08-13 [BWU]

International Youth Day – Transforming education for and with young people 2019-08-12 [Education International]

International Youth Day 2019 2019-08-12 [ITF]

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Preserving, revitalising and promoting indigenous languages 2019-08-09 [Education International]

A Green New Deal could stop the carbon bootprint of the military-industrial complex in its tracks 2019-08-08 [Equal Times]

Making technology work for workers 2019-08-07 [Daily Maverick]

Crédit Agricole committed to trade union rights and freedoms in new international agreement signed today with UNI Global 2019-08-05 [UNI Global Union]

Educators’ unions in Australia and the EU call for education to be carved out of trade negotiations 2019-08-04 [Education International]

Congress ends, but the fight is not over 2019-08-01 [Education International]

ITUC / TUAC Assessment of the G20 Summit in Osaka 2019-08-01 [TUAC]

Lessons of the last century: Friedrich Ebert and the ILO 2019-08-01 [Equal Times]

Can YouTubers really unionize? 2019-07-31 [Vox]

Retraining and upskilling: solutions for the future of (human) work? 2019-07-29 [Equal Times]

Congress welcomes new EI Executive Board 2019-07-29 [Education International]

2021 declared International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour 2019-07-29 [ILO]

Countries with higher levels of unionization have lower per-capita carbon footprints 2019-07-26 [Boing Boing]

IFJ Gender council chair elected to GAMAG board 2019-07-26 [IFJ]

This month in labour history

17-09-1871 International Workingmen’s Association begins conference in London, though attendance disrupted by Franco-Prussian war. [more]