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PSI started its regular engagement with ADB on CLS issues since 2005 and has denounced many cases of workers and labour rights violations in ADB funded projects in Asia Pacific region, such as forced labour, child labour, discrimination against women workers, lack of collective bargaining and freedom of association and precarious employment such as part-time job, dispatched workers, temporary or contractual workers, or outsourced workers.
Below are a few of the reports available for download.
The ADB is celebrating its 50th year at their annual meeting to be held 4-7 May in Yokohama, Japan, with the theme "Building Together the Prosperity of Asia". PSI will join the protests in Japan and in India that challenge the narrative of the ADB about the successes of their lending and highlighting the enormous damage the lending has caused to people and environment.
In India, PSI wil join other trade unions, people’s movements and other civil society organisations in the effort to hold over 50 actions of protest during the week of May 1-7, Please visit https://wgonifis.net for details about the programs.