ITUC declares ‘outrage’ at Israel settlements

 29 October 2014, via International Trade Union Confederation Israel’s Settlement Expansion is an Outrage – Time for Full Recognition of Palestinian State The ITUC has condemned Israel’s intention to build yet another 1,000 settlement dwellings in East Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank. Sharan Burrow, ITUC General Secretary, said, “Binyamin Netanyahu’s government is treating the … Continue reading ITUC declares ‘outrage’ at Israel settlements

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

International union resolution

At the conclusion of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Congress last week, former ACTU President and newly-elected ITUC General Secretary, Sharan Burrow, has announced an ITUC mission to the Middle East to urge that the peace process continues there. She emphasised the urgent need to address “the illegal occupation of the West Bank, and … Continue reading International union resolution