Call to Action from Palestine Trade Unions

Palestinian trade unions and workers’ organisations across historic Palestine are calling on our brothers and sisters in the global trade union movement to take immediate action in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom and justice.

New ITUC report on Palestinian workers in Israel and the settlements

A new report released by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has revealed the scandalous exploitation of Palestinian workers who work inside Israel and in the illegal Israeli settlements on Palestinian land.

ACTU calls for an end to the violence in Israel and Palestine

The ACTU joins the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) in calling for an immediate cessation of violence in Israel and Palestine, and the unjust and illegal occupation of Palestine.

ITUC: Violence in Israel and Palestine must stop

The ITUC is calling for an immediate cessation of violence in Israel and Palestine, and urgent talks through the UN and the Middle East Quad to tackle the immediate causes of the violence and the underlying injustices from the Israeli occupation.

Justice for Palestine – a report by UK Trades Union Congress

Palestine is one of the worst countries in the world to be a worker. This report sets out TUC policy and the evidence base in support of Palestinian workers’ rights.

To protect rights, Palestinian workers to get Israel permits untied to employers

Reform of current system, which has led to illegal trade in permits, to take effect in December; the policy change will only apply to the construction sector, where most work.

Palestinian workers: Caught between military occupation and unemployment

“The Palestinian labour market continues to present a grim picture. Unemployment is rampant and protection failing. Stifled by occupation, it can meet neither the needs nor the aspirations of the Palestinian people.” - Guy Ryder, ITUC Director-General