Union statements on Gaza (international)

ITUC-CSI, 31/07/2014: ITUC Call to Action on Gaza ITUC-CSI, 14/07/2014: Israel/Palestine: UN Ceasefire Call Must Be Respected ITUC-CSI, 08/07/2014: Israel/Palestine: Reprisals and Collective Punishment Putting Peace Further out of Reach  WFTU, 10/07/2014: Palestine: WFTU denounces the Zionist Israel USB (Italy), 11/07/2014: Italy: USB expresses solidarity with Palestine ITF, 31 July 2014: ITF backs ITUC’s call for…

ITUC Israel Hamas must heed UN truce call

19 November 2012: Israel and Hamas must immediately heed the call of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for a truce, and the international community must step up pressure to stop the carnage. Israel’s air and sea bombardment of over 1,300 sites in Gaza has so far left 87 dead and over 700 wounded. The Israeli government…

ITUC Annual Trade Union Survey 2012

The 2012 International Trade Union Confederation’s Annual Survey of violations of trade union rights has been published on the ITUC website.  The annual survey provides important information about trade union rights in law, in practice and violations of those rights. Palestine survey: The exercise of freedom of association remains very difficult for most Palestinian workers, especially…

ITUC annual survey published

The 2011 ITUC Annual Survey of violations of trade union rights has been published on the ITUC website.  The annual survey provides important information about trade union rights in law, in practice and violations of those rights. Palestine survey: The exercise of freedom of association or collective bargaining remains very difficult for most Palestinian workers,…

Union support for Palestine grows

It is encouraging to see trade unions around the world taking principled stands in support of human rights for all and in active solidarity with the Palestinian people.  Over the past month, the UK University & College Union – the largest trade union in its sector – maintained its tradition of support for Palestinian rights by endorsing…