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  • Safety and health at work needs our action!

    28 April 2017

    6,300 people die every day due to accidents at the workplace or work-related diseases. This is more than 2.3 million deaths every year. Altogether over 317 million accidents take place during work annually, with many of these resulting in serious injuries or disabilities.

  • PSI research on ADB in the Power Sector in India

    27 April 2017

    Over the years, PSI has created a body of work on the series of reforms in the electricity sector in India and the role of International Financial Institutions, such as the Asian Development Bank.

  • UN staff protest in Geneva against unilateral 7.5% pay cut

    27 April 2017
    No 7.5% pay cut

    At its 84th session, in March 2017, the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) decided that pay for UN Geneva-based staff will be reduced by 7.5%. This amounts to a reduction of one month’s salary in a year.

  • UK: successful end to education workers' long dispute in Derby

    26 April 2017
    Photo: UNISON

    Education support workers in the UK city of Derby have ended 10 months of dispute with the city council.

  • PSI solidarity with Palestinian detainees

    26 April 2017

    The PSI Executive Board EB-150 endorsed a solidarity statement affirming its concern on the conditions surrounding the incarceration of more than 6,500 female and male detainees, including 300 children, in Israeli prisons, and joins other voices in support of better conditions and respect for their dignity.

  • Unions call on World Bank to cease investments in low-fee private schools

    26 April 2017

    Union leaders and education advocates joined forces on 21 April in front of the World Bank in protest of its continued support of for-profit education agencies in general, and specifically, Bridge International Academies.

  • New reports warn of TiSA threat to Public Banks and SOEs

    25 April 2017

    Two new reports released this month by Transnational Institute (TNI) highlight the significant dangers which the Trade in Services Agreement could pose to State Owned Enterprises and Public Banks as well as examining the successful campaign in Uruguay to exit the negotiations.