• Public Services International (PSI) and European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) reject EU and Turkish “one-in, one-out deal’’ on refugees.

  • PSI calls on all its affiliates to support the reinstatement of two union leaders dismissed in February 2014 with 22 other workers, following a nationwide strike in protest of working conditions and the lack of protective equipment and medication.

  • Following the devastating earthquake in Ecuador, PSI is calling on all affiliates to donate to the PSI Ecuador Relief Fund.

  • In 2016, we should honour the February Strike, an action taken in 1941 by unionized workers on the public trams and docks of Amsterdam. Today, are we ready to confront the austerity-fuelled resurgence of racism and national chauvinism across Europe and other parts of the world?

  • May Day March in Melbourne in 2012/Photo: Johan Fantenberg/CC

    May Day 2016 - time to reflect on the challenges ahead of us

    What can we celebrate on May Day if everywhere, to a greater or lesser extent, we face the precarization of employment, outsourcing, privatization, cuts, the increase of the age of retirement and the rise of pension contributions? When all that governments want is to make layoffs easier or take away our right to freedom of association and to strike?

  • Rosa Pavanelli

    Work-related stress: what impact in the public services?

    Today (28 April) is the "World Day for Safety and Health at Work". In the following interview with ACTRAV/ILO, the General Secretary of Public Services International (PSI), Rosa Pavanelli, explains how workers in the public services are affected by stress.

  • STOP the TPP

    Why TPP is a bad deal for America and American workers

    From the rhetoric of proponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a sweeping trade and investment pact between the U.S. and 11 Asia-Pacific countries, it would be easy to conclude that the agreement is an economic panacea for the shrinking middle class and stagnant wages faced by most workers in America. The reality is more sobering: There are good economic reasons to believe that TPP will not only fail to provide the promised benefits but actually make things worse.