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Activists Resist Corporate Water Privatisation as World Bank Meets [PSI] 2021-10-16

ITUC-Africa statement on occasion of World Day for Decent Work 2021: Putting decent work at the heart of Africa’s social and economic development policies [COSATU ] 2021-10-08

PSI and UCLG Africa sign cooperation agreement to boost quality local public services [PSI] 2021-09-29

Women trade unionists close ranks for bigger fights for gender equality [BWI] 2021-09-01

Women trade unionists close ranks for bigger fights for gender equality [BWI] 2021-08-31

No emergence of Africa without substantial public funding for education at the national level [Education International] 2021-07-29

Ecosanté: protecting growers and the environment in West Africa [IUF] 2021-07-28

Africa’s hidden victims: healthcare workers [100 Reporters] 2021-06-29

Social dialogue is the key to fostering trade union participation in recovery and resilience [Equal Times] 2021-06-10

COSATU Africa Day statement [COSATU] 2021-05-26

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Activists Resist Corporate Water Privatisation as World Bank Meets 2021-10-16 [PSI]

In the midst of the Covid crisis, Kenyan unions are attempting to tackle the climate emergency head on 2021-10-13 [Equal Times]

AFREC Resolution on the Global Pandemic and the Health Sectors 2021-10-11 [PSI]

ITUC-Africa statement on occasion of World Day for Decent Work 2021: Putting decent work at the heart of Africa’s social and economic development policies 2021-10-08 [COSATU ]

PSI and UCLG Africa sign cooperation agreement to boost quality local public services 2021-09-29 [PSI]

PSI and UCLG Africa sign cooperation agreement to boost quality local public services in Africa and Arab Countries 2021-09-26 [PSI]

Young unionists sharpen media and communication skills 2021-09-18 [BWI]

ITUC-Africa condemns deportation of African migrants by UAE 2021-09-06 [Leadership]

Africa and Middle East: BWI sustains momentum of struggle, elects new regional leaders 2021-09-06 [BWI]

Women trade unionists close ranks for bigger fights for gender equality 2021-09-01 [BWI]

Women trade unionists close ranks for bigger fights for gender equality 2021-08-31 [BWI]

Young workers gear up for BWI’s 2022 Congress 2021-08-28 [BWI]

Young workers gear up for BWI’s 2022 Congress 2021-08-27 [BWI]

Multinational cement giants continue subcontracting amidst pandemic 2021-08-21 [BWI]

Multinational cement giants continue subcontracting amidst pandemic 2021-08-20 [BWI]

No emergence of Africa without substantial public funding for education at the national level 2021-07-29 [Education International]

Ecosanté: protecting growers and the environment in West Africa 2021-07-28 [IUF]

Unions discuss revival of the textile and garment sector in Africa 2021-07-15 [IndustriALL]

Arab educators and their unions ready to rebuild education and shape the future of their work 2021-07-10 [EI]

‘We are fighting a liberation struggle’ 2021-07-08 [The Guardian]

Eastern Africa: Journalists unite to demand action on media freedom and rights at work 2021-07-06 [IFJ]

Journalists unite to demand action on media freedom and rights at work 2021-07-06 [allAfrica]

Africa’s hidden victims: healthcare workers 2021-06-29 [100 Reporters]

COSATU statement on the SweepSouth report on pay and working conditions for domestic workers across Africa 2021-06-29 [COSATU]

Journalists fight to be recognised as frontline workers 2021-06-28 [SABC]

Resilience, diversity, and purpose at heart of union renewal drive 2021-06-26 [EI]

Social dialogue is the key to fostering trade union participation in recovery and resilience in Africa 2021-06-10 [Equal Times]

Social dialogue is the key to fostering trade union participation in recovery and resilience 2021-06-10 [Equal Times]

Innovative unionism pushed in Africa and Middle East 2021-06-10 [BWI]

Journalists call for binding framework on media freedom and quality journalism 2021-06-09 [IFJ]

Innovative unionism pushed in Africa and Middle East 2021-06-09 [BWI]

Press union slams UAE campaign against Qatar 2022 World Cup 2021-06-04 [Middle East Eye]

SAFTU salutes labour and social activists of our continent on Africa Day 2021-05-26 [SAFTU]

COSATU Africa Day statement 2021-05-26 [COSATU]

Asbestos is a serious threat to OHS 2021-05-20 [BWI]

ITUC-Africa seeks support as UN moves to address injustices against people of African descent 2021-05-13 [Leadership]

Africa's Domestic Workers Demand Urgent Reform in Pandemic Crisis For more info 2021-05-12 [Solidarity Center]

Covid-19: ITUC-Africa demands compensation for workers infected at workplace 2021-04-30 [Blueprint]

Covid challenges in the Arab World: PSI affiliates share experiences 2021-04-29 [PSI]

IUF Africa leads the fight for OHS on International Workers Memorial Day 2021-04-29 [IUF]

South-South union solidarity against challenges of energy transition 2021-04-21 [IndustriALL]

Young workers fight COVID-19 2021-04-14 [BWI]

Health workers left without Covid jabs as paltry supplies dwindle 2021-04-14 [The Guardian]

Covid-19: Labour calls for fair, free access to vaccines 2021-04-08 [Blueprint]

Airlines recovery in the Arab world 2021-04-07 [ITF]

IUF challenges Accor’s development plans in Africa over trade union rights violations 2021-03-26 [IUF]

Domestic Workers in Tanzania, Zambia, and Burkina Faso organized entrepreneurial initiatives to tackle COVID-19 and support each other´s economy 2021-03-11 [IDWF]

Governments must act urgently to protect educators and build stronger education systems 2021-03-08 [EI]

International Women’s Day 2021 | Statement of Global Union Federations for the Arab region 2021-03-08 [EI]

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This month in labour history


10-10-1947 Beginning of a 170-day strike ending 19 March 1948, in the railways of French-speaking West Africa. 20,000 strikers mobilized in all the territories of the former AOF under the slogan "For equal work, equal pay". [more]

13-10-1953 24 hour strikes in Senegal and Mauritania for a 40 hour week paid as 48. [more]