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  • PSI/ILO Regional meeting on the Human Right to Health in Tajikistan


    22 May 2017

    PSI organized a regional meeting in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 11-12 May, on the Human Right to Health with the invaluable support of the International Labour Organization (ILO), the National Committee of Health and Social Protection Workers Union of Tajikistan and the Independent Federation of Trade Unions of Tajikistan.

  • The Australian Services Union (ASU) and other unions win a just transition deal for ENGIE Hazelwood workers with the State of Victoria and local energy employers


    22 May 2017

    On May 1st the Government of the Australian State of Victoria, announced the signature of the Latrobe Valley Worker Transfer Scheme Partnership Agreement, a landmark agreement on a just employment transition for workers in the energy sector moving from carbon-intensive towards low-carbon and renewable power generation.

  • Killings and rape of young women and children in South Africa


    18 May 2017

    The PSI South African Young Workers Committee has released a statement about the recent disturbing developments of disappearances, kidnappings, killings and general aggression against young women in South Africa. We must all work together to break the silence and mobilise against gender-based violence and the violation of women’s rights in our workplaces and societies.

  • Funds flowing illicitly out of South Africa must end now!


    18 May 2017

    Trade Unions and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in South Africa met in Johannesburg on the 09th – 10th May 2017, under the theme “Curbing illicit financial flows for public sector development and public service delivery: The role of trade unions and civil society”.

  • IDAHOT 2017 - No more hate speech!


    17 May 2017

    Today, on the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Bi-phobia, ITUC, PSI and EI jointly call on all trade union leaders to speak out against all forms of discrimination, and say “No more!” to the promotion of hate speech and falsehoods directed at LGBTI people.

  • Stop the Ebola outbreak NOW!


    16 May 2017

    The world held its breath on 12 May 2017, when it was confirmed that the Democratic Republic of Congo was in the throes of an outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease. It’s the eighth time the central African country has been hit by an Ebola epidemic since 1976.

  • Privatization Watch - 04/2017


    16 May 2017

    An overview of global trends in privatization of public services. Privatization Watch - Issue 04/2017.