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  • Danish public sector unions win nationwide labour agreement on May Day


    04 May 2018
    Photo: HK Kommunal

    On 1st May, Danish public sector unions reached an agreement with public sector employers covering over 700,000 workers in local, regional and central government.

  • PSI Celebrates Ghana’s 2018 Best Worker, Donald Gyimah of the HSWU


    04 May 2018

    On May Day, Comrade Donald Gyimah, a member of PSI’s affiliated union the Health Services Workers’ Union (HSWU) in Ghana, was announced as the 2018 National Best Worker.

  • Nursing home giants shifting millions in profits offshore


    02 May 2018

    Australia’s largest aged care providers are paying minimal tax while receiving hundreds of millions in government subsidies. The companies are using the same «tricks and schemes» as tech giants to minimize the amount of tax they pay.

  • Zimbabwe's sacked nurses return to work


    02 May 2018

    Around 16,000 nurses in Zimbabwe resumed work bringing to an end one week of strikes that affected health services in the country.

  • Cameroon Water Back in Public Hands


    01 May 2018

    On May Day 2018, Cameroon celebrates not only the gains made by workers and trade unions over the years, but can also celebrate the end of a ten-year experiment with privatisation of water services management. May 1st 2018 is the day that the government of Cameroon regains control of its water utility.

  • May Day: forget the elites, it's workers' stories which need to be told


    30 April 2018

    PSI launches video series featuring 16 stories from nine countries – Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, Italy, USA, Chad, Lebanon, Guatemala and Brazil - to praise the work of public servants around the world.

  • Decent Work for Health for All


    27 April 2018

    The health workforce is the backbone of the health and social care delivery system. Achieving health for all requires universal access to a well-motivated health and social workforce, globally. The World Health Organization noted that there will be a shortfall of 18 million health and social workers by 2030 if urgent steps are not taken immediately. And that would make it impossible for universal health care to be instituted, as envisaged in Agenda 2030.