It Pays More to Be a Plasterer Than a Physician When You’re a Palestinian

Manual laborers working in Israel earn more than someone with a graduate degree in chemistry in the occupied territories. A reform to improve Palestinian workers’ lot has failed.

#PalestineDay: ITUC calls on UN to update list of companies backing illegal settlements

To mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, 29 November, the ITUC has written to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, calling on him to support the resolution to regularly update the UN database of companies operating illegally in Israeli settlements on Palestinian land.

European Trade Unions Condemn Israel’s Attempt to Criminalise Palestinian Human Rights Defenders

European Trade Union Network for Justice in Palestine, a coalition of 35 European trade union organisations, stands in full solidarity with the six organisations and their workers.

ITUC, GUF: Israel’s designation of Palestinian human rights groups as terrorists is outrageous

The ITUC and Global Union Federations condemn the designation by Israel of six Palestinian human rights groups as terrorist organisations.

TUC UK: Trade union statement on the decision to criminalise six Palestinian human rights and civil society groups

As trade unionists and campaigners for justice, we know all too well how repression and silencing works, and we also know how to stand up against it: by redoubling our commitment to stand with the Palestinian people, and in particular, the courageous human rights defenders criminalised for calling for freedom, justice, and equality.

The reality of Gaza workers under Israeli siege and the spread of Covid–19

Statement from the Union of Independent Labor Committees, Gaza – Palestine

Israel’s Violations of Palestinian Workers’ Rights: COVID-19 and Systemic Abuse

The Israeli regime has been systematically violating the rights of Palestinian workers in Israel and its illegal settlements since 1967. How have these violations been exacerbated since the COVID-19 pandemic? This article examines Israel’s ongoing abuses of Palestinian workers’ labour and human rights.

In a year of pandemic, Palestinian workers grapple with a virus and an occupier

Six Palestinian workers share how the COVID-19 crisis has affected their livelihoods while navigating Israeli checkpoints, permits, and restrictions.