ITUC Accused of Funding Organized Crimes Against Workers in Somalia

Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) which is a NUSOJ affiliate raised alarming security concerns against media workers and trade union leaders at various levels by militias funded by the Brussels based International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). Following the ITUC funded drama in Mogadishu on 29 December, 2015, which a Somali national, Omar Faruk Osman… Read More

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The trade union fat cats who are strangling our country

Top union leaders are better paid than their counterparts in the private sector – and they do it by holding the nation to ransom, says Matthew Sinclair. Old-fashioned socialist firebrand trade-union representatives must be a little disappointed. Trade union leaders are supposed to be scourges of the rich, ensuring the money is taken for the… Read More

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Western monopoly in ilo worker group must end. Afro-Asians have bigger stake

It’s been almost a century now since the inception of International Labour Organisation. The idea behind its formation was noble: social protection, improving peace among classes and pursuing justice and work opportunities for all. Its founders and core members exchanged knowledge, experiences, and ideas on social policy. The ideology was one of consensus, not confrontation.… Read More

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UN should wake up to the threat of NGOs which abuse their power

The recent dissolution of ITUC-affiliated trade union centers in Kazakhstan by the authorities has once again highlighted the questionable practices by union bodies. National Healthcare Workers’ Union and National Domestic Workers’ Union have been accused of breaching the terms and conditions for submitting documents for re-registration. It is mandatory for all trade unions in Kazakhstan… Read More

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ILO must stop NGOs from exploiting Indian, Nepali workers returning from Gulf, says INTUC leader

New Delhi (India):A routine report, based on testimonials collected from workers returning to India and Nepal from the Gulf, especially Qatar, has elicited sharp reactions from a leading member of the international labour union community. This report shows how the World Solidarity Movement (WSM), a Brussels-based NGO, HAS persuaded a set of workers on their… Read More

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