Pity the workers: International Trade Union Confederation(ITUC) needs to do more for Nepali migrant workers

Tek Bahadur Gurung may no longer be Nepal’s labour minister, but he has left behind a legacy with his ‘zero-cost migration policy’, perhaps, for the wrong reasons. All that minister Gurung had to do was consult with all the concerned stakeholders— manpower agencies, trade unions and foreign hiring companies among others—before making the migration policy… Read More

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Trade Union Bill is bad news for Britain

If you could introduce any piece of law, what would it be? What issues would you address, if you were minister for a day? Talking to people throughout Liverpool Wavertree, I know that all kinds of things matter to local people. Decent local schools. An efficient and fair health service. Care for the elderly. Opportunities… Read More

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Moroccan Authorities Postpone ITUC Planned Mission to Occupied Territories of Western Sahara

The Moroccan authorities has decided to postpone the mission of International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) to the occupied territories of Western Sahara which was planned for the next week. However, ITUC which was planning to go Morocco has been trying to invade the country with its unnecessary and void campaigns against labor exploitation. Moreover the… Read More

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How will current ructions in Middle East and Northern Africa affect World Federation of Trade Unions?

How will the current ructions in the Middle East and Northern Africa affect the World Federation of Trade Unions? The who, you say? The WFTU — the international union body “…fighting to overthrow capitalism, fighting for the abolition of exploitation of man by man, fighting for socialism.” Depending on your union politics, that might sound… Read More

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Labor Unions Blamed For Derailing Campaign Transparency Efforts

A California bill that supporters say could have shifted campaign finance into a new era of transparency was instead involuntarily withdrawn last week — and the activists behind the bill are blaming the labor unions that united against it. Authored by Democratic state Sens. Mark Leno and Jerry Hill and sponsored by the California Clean… Read More

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