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  • KPTU wins termination of contract for Seoul metro Line 9


    30 January 2019

    Halfway through a 10-year deal, South Korea’s capital local government decides to put an end to its contract with French private operators RATP Dev and Transdev after negotiations over renewed contract conditions failed. The announcement, on 18 January, came shortly after members of the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union (KPTU), a PSI and ITF affiliate, made public their intention to go on strike.

  • Summit against water privatization gathers in Abuja


    28 January 2019

    Global activists, unionists and human rights advocates will meet in Abuja, on 29-30 January for a national summit that aims at achieving the human right to water in Nigeria and around the world. Participants will come from communities around the world which have been directly impacted by the damages caused by private water industry.

  • ILO Centenary: Testimony of PSI General Secretary


    28 January 2019

    #ILO100 For the celebration of the ILO's Centenary in 2019, PSI General Secretary, Rosa Pavanelli, shares her testimony. She explains why the right to strike remains a major challenge in the world of work.

  • ICRICT launches new paper: “The fight against tax avoidance. BEPS 2.0 : What the OECD BEPS has achieved and what real reform should look like”


    21 January 2019

    The Independent Commission on the Reform of International Corporate Taxation, of which PSI is a member, is launching a new petition, analysing the successes and failures of the OECD's Base Erosion Profit Shifting initiative.

  • Right to Health - Issue 05


    10 January 2019

    Get the latest global news on health and social care services. People over Profit! #PublicHealth4All. Right to Health newsletter Issue 05/2018.

  • Historic national general strike in India


    08 January 2019
    Demonstration by Power Employees & Engineers National strike on 8th January at Nashik and Pune, Maharastra

    The Forum against FTAs has issued a Solidarity Statement in favour of the workers, trade unions and independent federations across India joining together in a historic general strike on 8-9 January. The Forum believes India's flawed trade and investment policies have contributed to deepen the crisis that workers are currently facing.

  • PSI extends full support to nationwide strike in India


    08 January 2019

    On 8-9 January, Indian workers and their trade unions are holding a two-day nationwide general strike to protest against "anti-labour, anti-people and anti-national policies " of the Modi government. PSI extends full support and solidarity to its affiliates, other unions and the workers of India participating in the strike action.