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Global unions

"Public services welcome migrants" seminar is underway in Brussels

14 March 2016
Photo: Sonia Sanchez

Over 50 trade unionists representing 15 countries from Europe and Africa have come together for 2.5 days to strengthen cooperation and enhance the role of public service trade unions in dealing with migration and refugee flows.

On the 75th Anniversary of the February Strike - Yes to Asylum, Yes to Public Services

25 February 2016
Jasper Goss/Photo: Leo Hyde

In 2016, we should honour the February Strike, not just because those who took action were later tortured and even executed. Rather, we must ask ourselves, as trade unions, as members of the labour movement: what are we doing? Are we ready to take the risks necessary to confront the austerity-fueled resurgence of racism and national chauvinism across Europe and other parts of the world?

Regional Council of Global Unions releases declaration in defense of democracy in Brazil

20 October 2015

The declaration "Defending democracy in Brazil and in the region" is signed by Jocelio Drummond, PSI Regional Secretary; Víctor Báez, CSA General Secretary; Nilton Freitas, ICM-BWI Regional Representative; Jorge Almeida, Industriall Regional Secretary; and by Adriana Rosenzvaig, UNI Américas Regional Secretary.

High level meetings ITUC/Global Unions and World Bank/IMF

10 February, 2015 to 12 February, 2015

The meetings will address topics of concern to trade unions and will include serious discussions on the policies of the World Bank and IMF in a variety of areas, including:

North America

07 January 2014

The Washington Office

Contact: Mark Langevin - Subregional Secretary

Address: 1200 18th Street NW #700 - Washington, D.C. 20036 - USA

Telephone: 202-744-0072

Email: mark.langevin@world-psi.org

Council of Global Unions Annual Meeting

20 January, 2014 to 21 January, 2014

Australian union delegation visits Unison, UK

18 October 2013

PSI affiliate unions from the UK and Australia got together on 4th October when a delegation from the Australian Services Union (ASU) visited UNISON North West's offices in Manchester, UK.

Presentation: MDGs in Asia-Pacific - UNI-APRO

17 Oct 2013

Presentation by UNI-APRO representative Jayasri Priyalal at an interactive workshop on tax justice, during the PSI Asia Pacific Quality Public Services Forum in Bangkok on 16 October 2013.

Seminar in India on ILO Convention ratification

19 September 2013
Meeting room with Banner and participants

ILO ACTRAV and trade unions in India jointly organised an Asia Pacific Regional Symposium on the follow up to the Campaign for Ratification and Application of ILO Conventions 87 and 98 at New Delhi on 11-13 September 2013. The focus of the symposium was a review of the ratification campaign in select countries of Asia Pacific and development of a strategy for the next two years, building up towards the ILO’s 2015 timeline for universal ratification of fundamental conventions.

G20 must deal with the jobs crisis

17 July 2013
L20 logo

Public Services International at the L20 Summit, Moscow, July 2013

Public Services International General Secretary Rosa Pavanelli joined trade union leaders at the Labour 20 Summit in Moscow from 16-19 July, 2013, in advance of consultation with the G20 Labour Ministers.