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“In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour: ILO calls to build resilience in vulnerable communities in Sri Lanka”

By   /  June 10, 2017  /  English, Global Unions, International Labour Organization, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Press release, PressRelease  /  Comments Off on “In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour: ILO calls to build resilience in vulnerable communities in Sri Lanka”

MIL OSI NGO – Source: International Labour Organization – Headline: “In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour:ILO calls to build resilience in vulnerable communities in Sri Lanka” ILO News (Colombo): World Day Against Child Labour 12th of June, 2017 brings to light the impact that conflicts and disasters can have on child labour. […]

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Labour manifesto pledge, “for the many, not the few” resonates with U.K. voters

By   /  June 10, 2017  /  English, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on Labour manifesto pledge, “for the many, not the few” resonates with U.K. voters

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: Labour manifesto pledge, “for the many, not the few” resonates with U.K. voters UNI Global Union  General Secretary Philip Jennings commenting on the result of the UK election said, “Labour’s surge was built on the back of a positive campaign where leader Jeremy Corbyn promised to […]

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ITF/ETF dockers take action to back Spanish colleagues

By   /  June 10, 2017  /  English, Europe, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on ITF/ETF dockers take action to back Spanish colleagues

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: ITF/ETF dockers take action to back Spanish colleagues Belgian dockers from the ITF and ETF-affiliated BTB-ABVV, ACV Transcom and ACLVB unions are protesting on the dockside in Antwerp now against the arrival of the world’s second biggest container ship, the Maersk Madrid. They are mobilising in […]

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UNI GS to ILO: “Digital & Climate Just Transition a ‘must’ for workers”

By   /  June 10, 2017  /  English, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on UNI GS to ILO: “Digital & Climate Just Transition a ‘must’ for workers”

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: UNI GS to ILO: “Digital & Climate Just Transition a ‘must’ for workers” UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings addressed the 106th International Labour Conference at the ILO this week. Jennings gave his full support to the ILO Green Centenary Initiative. Earlier the ILO Director General, […]

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UNI Commerce Forward!

By   /  June 10, 2017  /  English, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on UNI Commerce Forward!

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: UNI Commerce Forward! Over 270 union leaders and activists  will take part in the UNI Commerce Global Conference in Berlin June 13-15. It will be the largest gathering of commerce union leaders since UNI Commerce’s global conference in Buenos Aires in 2013. Watch the conference jingle […]

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ASEAN: Sharing knowledge to combat Child Labour

By   /  June 10, 2017  /  English, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on ASEAN: Sharing knowledge to combat Child Labour

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: ASEAN: Sharing knowledge to combat Child Labour UNI Apro and ASEAN Services Employees Trade Union Council (ASETUC), represented by Sis. Michelle Belino, Director for Youth Activities, recently participated in an ILO organised Knowledge Sharing Workshop held in Seam Reap, Cambodia from 24-26 May 2017 under the theme […]

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In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  English, Global Unions, Human Rights, International Labour Organization, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Statement  /  Comments Off on In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour

MIL OSI NGO – Source: International Labour Organization – Headline: In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour Today, on World Day Against Child Labour, 2017, we are emphasizing the plight of children caught up in conflicts and disasters, and who are at particular risk of child labour.In areas affected by conflict and disaster, […]

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ITF inspector helps end stranded crew ordeal

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  English, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on ITF inspector helps end stranded crew ordeal

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: ITF inspector helps end stranded crew ordeal An ITF inspector helped bring an eight-month ordeal to a close for the crew of the vessel Newlead Granadino stranded in Baltimore Harbour in the United States, with the repatriation of the final six Filipino seafarers on 31 May. […]

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Miners in Kyrgyzstan demand wage arrears

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  English, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Russia  /  Comments Off on Miners in Kyrgyzstan demand wage arrears

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: Miners in Kyrgyzstan demand wage arrears 08.06.2017 Some 207 workers at TK Geo Reserve, a mining and processing company in Kyrgyzstan, are demanding to be paid for four months of unpaid wages.  The workers, who are members of IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the Mining and Metallurgy […]

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US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement is bad for workers and bad for the planet

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  Asia Pacific Region, China, English, Environment, Global Unions, Human Rights, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement is bad for workers and bad for the planet

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement is bad for workers and bad for the planet On Thursday, June 1 2017, Donald Trump announced that the USA would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. This has global implications, of course, but is also quite […]

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Demonstration in support of Algeria

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  English, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on Demonstration in support of Algeria

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: Demonstration in support of Algeria On 16 May, the government revoked the legal status of the SNATEG energy union, in violation of international standards and Algerian laws. SNATEG has been heavily involved in challenging the anti-union practices of the national energy company SONELGAZ. In retaliation for […]

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IndustriALL launches campaign as Grasberg crisis escalates

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  English, Global Unions, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on IndustriALL launches campaign as Grasberg crisis escalates

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Global Unions – Headline: IndustriALL launches campaign as Grasberg crisis escalates 08.06.2017 More than 3,000 striking workers have now been fired at PT Freeport’s Grasberg mine in Papua, Indonesia. PT Freeport has broken Indonesian labour law, and its own collective agreement, by unilaterally placing workers on furlough, and dismissing workers […]

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