Fair trade for all crucial in times of Covid-19

Today's labour news

COVID-19 and the Racialized Dimension of Seafaring Work 2020-05-28 [Canadian Dimension]

Fair trade for all crucial in times of Covid-19 2020-05-28 [IndustriALL]

Development Cooperation: a solid approach to unions’ needs linked to the COVID-19 crisis 2020-05-28 [PSI]

The COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons on building more equal and sustainable societies 2020-05-28 [The Economic and Labour Relations Review]

Coronavirus exposes vulnerabilities of world’s migrant workers 2020-05-27 [inquirer.net]

McDonald’s accused over 'systemic sexual harassment' of employees worldwide 2020-05-27 [Guardian]

ILO C190 pushed to address COVID-19 violence against women 2020-05-26 [BWI]

IUF LGBTI Workers & Allies Committee: Keep workplaces safe and free from discrimination! 2020-05-26 [IUF]

Workers are at the forefront of this battle 2020-05-26 [Davar]

Some American nurses are facing pay cuts. But around the world, many are getting huge raises 2020-05-25 [Wash Post]

 VIDEO  Health versus Wealth? Tax and Transparency in the Age of COVID-19 (Online Event) 2020-05-25 [PSI]

Global unions launch #GenderEqualNewNormal campaign with a webinar on the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on women 2020-05-25 [UNI Global Union]

Meet the struggling gold miners who are missing out on boom in the precious metal 2020-05-25 [The Conversation]

The labour we really need 2020-05-24 [Le Monde Diplo]

Aid workers face new tests and challenges from the coronavirus 2020-05-24 [Equal Times]

US lawmakers introduce H-1B legislation to give priority to American-educated foreign youths 2020-05-23 [Economic Times]

Women workers in the front lines 2020-05-23 [IndustriALL]

RadioLabour's World Report for the week May 18 to 22, 2020 2020-05-23 [RadioLabour]

 VIDEO  NEHAWU 1st Deputy President on the 75 years of struggles of WFTU 2020-05-23 [WFTU]

Is there a role for NGOs in the transformation of society? 2020-05-22 [Opendemocracy]

Raise your hand for Justice for Every Child! 2020-05-22 [Education International]

 VIDEO  The COVID-19 response: Getting gender equality right for a better future for women at work 2020-05-22 [ILO]

ITUC Key issues on the return to work 2020-05-21 [ITUC]

Reform the IMF and World Bank to re-build better from COVID-19 2020-05-21 [ITUC]

Unions file complaint over 'systemic sexual harassment' across McDonald's restaurants 2020-05-20 [The Hill]

UNI Global Union launches campaign to promote safe fashion retail post Covid-19 pandemic 2020-05-20 [UNI]

Youth takes lead in organising 2020-05-20 [BWI]

Its even worse in Australia: International unions file complaint against McDonaldsover systemic sexual harassment 2020-05-19 [SBS]

‘Hunger or the Virus’: COVID-19 & Informal Workers For more info 2020-05-19 [Solidarity Center]

'Systematic sexual harassment': International labour union files complaint against McDonald's 2020-05-19 [NewsHub]

International union coalition demands action to combat sexual harassment at McDonald's restaurants 2020-05-19 [IUF]

IUF action to defend LGBTI people and their rights under threat in COVID-19 emergency 2020-05-18 [IUF]

Indicative unemployment forecasts and the importance of collective bargaining in the context of COVID-19 2020-05-18 [TUAC]

COVID-19: G7 nations need to get gender equality right for a better future for women at work 2020-05-18 [ILO]

Global Unions Statement: LGBTI rights are a union issue 2020-05-18 [ITUC]

Aid workers face new tests and challenges from the coronavirus 2020-05-18 [Equal Times]

Global unions launch webinars on women workers and COVID 2020-05-16 [IFJ]

Eyes on pharmaceutical industry in the Covid-19 fight 2020-05-16 [IndustriALL]

BWI holds its first online conversations 2020-05-16 [BWI]

BWI releases regional reports on COVID-19 2020-05-16 [BWI]

BWI launches COVID-19 Solidarity Initiative 2020-05-16 [BWI]

INSIDE LABOUR | When lockdown does more harm than good 2020-05-15 [Fin24]

French-speaking teachers have stood up for quality education following the sudden closure of education establishments 2020-05-13 [Education International]

Trafficking, exploitation and death: the human cost of unregulated, illegal fishing 2020-05-13 [IUF]

TUAC comments on the OECD tax and fiscal response to Covid-19 2020-05-13 [TUAC]

Nearly Half Of Global Workforce At Risk Of Losing Livelihoods – ILO 2020-05-13 [The Independent]

Model Workers: Labor Activism Comes to Fashion Modeling 2020-05-13 [GQ]

We Don’t Need Empty Praise: Nurses’ Unions Demand Better Protection, Rights 2020-05-13 [Newsclick]

This pandemic shows that Gandhi’s 'practical idealism' is possible 2020-05-13 [Opendemocracy]

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This month in labour history

1-05-1889 May Day - the international workers' holiday. [more]