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Investing in Sustainable Infrastructure with Just Transition Creates Jobs [CNBC] 2021-10-26

Sign Our Global Manifesto for Public Services [PSI] 2021-10-25

Ghanaian labour leader elected to FSC's Board of Directors [BWI] 2021-10-25

Seven things to know about COP 26: A quick guide for education unionists [Education International] 2021-10-25

RadioLabour World Report for Friday October 22, 2021 - Thousands in US join general strike [RadioLabour] 2021-10-23

ITF week of action highlights dire conditions in road transport industry and offers solutions [ITF] 2021-10-21

Education unions around the world pay tribute to educators lost to COVID-19 and call for safe working conditions in education [EI] 2021-10-21

International Film and TV Unions Drawing Inspiration From IATSE Dealmaking [The Hollywood Reporter] 2021-10-19

BWI launches 555 organising program [BWI] 2021-10-19

Maurizio Landini: “Fascism is a European problem, not just an Italian one” [Market Research] 2021-10-16

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Today's labour news


Investing in Sustainable Infrastructure with Just Transition Creates Jobs 2021-10-26 [CNBC]

Governments must make progress on UN Human Rights Treaty 2021-10-26 [ITUC]

Investment and decent work in care: 29 October - Global Day of Action for Care 2021-10-26 [ITUC]

Sign Our Global Manifesto for Public Services 2021-10-25 [PSI]

Ghanaian labour leader elected to FSC's Board of Directors 2021-10-25 [BWI]

Seven things to know about COP 26: A quick guide for education unionists 2021-10-25 [Education International]

RadioLabour World Report for Friday October 22, 2021 - Thousands in US join general strike 2021-10-23 [RadioLabour]

Wise heads must prevail in air traffic control changes ITF says 2021-10-21 [ITF]

ITF week of action highlights dire conditions in road transport industry and offers solutions 2021-10-21 [ITF]

Education unions around the world pay tribute to educators lost to COVID-19 and call for safe working conditions in education 2021-10-21 [EI]

G20 Finance enhances its mandate on climate change and adopt global tax deal 2021-10-21 [TUAC]

Janhavi Dave: “We need to empower home-based workers by investing in more co-operatives. Unity builds strength and resilience” 2021-10-20 [Equal Times]

International Film and TV Unions Drawing Inspiration From IATSE Dealmaking 2021-10-19 [The Hollywood Reporter]

BWI launches 555 organising program 2021-10-19 [BWI]

BWI Global OHS Brigades Session 2: Workplace health and safety as a right? 2021-10-19 [BWI]

Time for the World Bank and IMF to embrace full, decent employment 2021-10-18 [ITUC]

The Green Jobs Advantage: How Climate-Friendly Investments Are Better Job Creators 2021-10-18 [ITUC]

G20 trade ministers fail on TRIPS waiver and COVID-19 response 2021-10-18 [ITUC]

Drop the Covid-19 patents you grasping parasites! 2021-10-17 [John Minto]

Tens of thousands demonstrate in Rome against neo-fascists 2021-10-16 [Euronews]

Maurizio Landini: “Fascism is a European problem, not just an Italian one” 2021-10-16 [Market Research]

OECD/ G20 Tax Deal: Too Little, Too Late 2021-10-16 [PSI]

UK, Germany, Switzerland, and EU prolonging supply chain misery by opposing vaccine waiver, global transport unions tell governments 2021-10-16 [ITF]

BWI launches 555 organising program 2021-10-16 [BWI]

Shame, solidarity and women’s bodies at work 2021-10-16 [Hazards Magazine]

RadioLabour World Report for Friday 15 October - Unions and the 15% minimum corporate tax rate 2021-10-16 [RadioLabour]

Nobel Prize in economics explodes minimum wage and jobs myth 2021-10-15 [ITUC]

Protest works! Turkish political prisoner is freed on bail but still faces trial with over 100 other leaders and activists 2021-10-15 [Morning Star]

Ex-Foreign Minister Kang’s ILO leadership bid stokes debate 2021-10-14 [The Herald]

OECD/ G20 tax deal: too little, too late 2021-10-13 [PSI]

ICT, electrical and electronics 2021-10-13 [IndustriALL]

ILO Meeting of Experts adopts first-ever Code of Practice for textile and garment industry 2021-10-13 [IndustriALL]

The attack on the CGIL in Italy is an assault on democracy 2021-10-13 [Education International]

Investor briefing discusses shared solutions for making long-term care sustainable 2021-10-13 [UNI Global Union]

IMF austerity slashes 3 million frontline workers from world’s most fragile health systems 2021-10-13 [PSI]

Solidarity message to CGIL Italy 2021-10-13 [ITUC]

New research: IMF imposed austerity slashes three million frontline workers from world’s most fragile education and health systems 2021-10-12 [Education International]

ETUC urges EU to back global tax deal - and go further in EU 2021-10-12 [ETUC]

Minimum global corporate tax rate: a launchpad for greater ambition 2021-10-12 [ITUC]

Solidarity with Italian Labour Movement After Neo-Nazi Attack 2021-10-11 [PSI]

IFJ congratulates Ressa and Muratov journalists for receiving Nobel Peace Prize 2021-10-11 [IFJ]

BWI: Organise for decent work! 2021-10-11 [BWI]

Congratulations to Ressa and Muratov for winning 2021 Nobel Peace Prize! 2021-10-11 [BWI]

#WDDW21: Make platform companies respect the rules 2021-10-09 [ITF]

Educators of the world congratulate Maria Ressa on being awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize 2021-10-09 [EI]

Organise for decent work! 2021-10-09 [BWI]

Excessive working hours plague film and TV industry worldwide, not just U.S. 2021-10-08 [UNI Global Union]

No decent work without social protection 2021-10-07 [IndustriALL]

World Day for Decent Work Artwork 2021-10-07 [Unifor]

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This month in labour history


3-10-1945 Creation of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) which notably brings together the CGT, the American CIO, and all the unions of the so-called socialist countries. [more]

28-10-1919 The International Labour Organization meets for the first time, six conventions are adopted relating in particular to the limitation of working time and the working conditions of children. [more]