Palestinian women workers abused in West Bank colonies

21 February 2017, Gulf News The workers are forced into servitude as maids in Israeli colonies Ramallah: Palestinian women from the West Bank are being forced into servitude as maids in Israeli colonist homes despite being originally recruited to work on farms in the fields of the colonial area by Palestinian job agencies, according to … Continue reading Palestinian women workers abused in West Bank colonies

Statement from PGFTU Gaza

23 July 2015, via Palestinian BDS Movement Given the right of our people to practice all forms of national struggle against the Israeli occupation, we, the undersigned, assert our unwavering commitment to the call of Palestinian civil society for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against Israel (BDS)[1], issued in 2005, until it complies with its … Continue reading Statement from PGFTU Gaza

Stand with Palestinian workers in Gaza

30 July 2014 Stand with Palestinian workers in Gaza: a call for trade union solidarity The Palestinian trade union movement, with support from with support from the Congress of South African Trade Unions and its affiliates, is unanimously calling on trade unions internationally to take immediate action to stop the Israeli massacre in Gaza and … Continue reading Stand with Palestinian workers in Gaza

Behind the scourge of child labour in Palestine

21 February 2014, from Gulf News New law that indicts employers of children will be imposed shortly in Palestine Ramallah: When children of his age go to school, thirteen-year-old Karim wakes up every morning and gets ready to go to work. He goes to market place daily and brings a trolley to help shoppers load … Continue reading Behind the scourge of child labour in Palestine

May Day 2014 in Palestine

  May Day 2014 celebrations in Gaza Strip: The Democracy and Workers' Rights Center and the Independent Labor Committees Union - Gaza Strip (ILCU) and other independent unions celebrated May Day in the streets of Gaza city with thousands of workers, raising slogans for a national strategy to end Israeli occupation, the siege on Gaza, reduce unemployment and … Continue reading May Day 2014 in Palestine

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 … Continue reading Union support for Palestine grows