A global union webinar on stopping gender-based violence during the pandemic has highlighted the urgent need to ratify and enforce ILO Convention 190 and Recommendation 206, as a way to help protect women workers across the world.
ILO Convention 190 on eliminating violence and harassment in the world of work was adopted by the ILO Conference in June 2019, but so far just a handful of countries have agreed to ratify it.
Standard Chartered Bank Philippines and Standard Chartered Bank Employees’ Union (SCBEU) component union of NUBE-IFO had negotiated and entered a historic collective agreement during the lockdown situations in Manila.
The World Players Association said today that there are six essential requirements all sports must address as players, teams, leagues and broadcasters negotiate for professional sport to resume without fans following a global pause caused by Covid-19.
As the deadline for expressions of interest to host the 2027 Asian Cup expires at the end of the month, the Sport & Rights Alliance (SRA) is calling on the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to ensure that human and labour rights are fully respected in the bidding, organization and delivery of the tournament.
So far India, Iran, Qatar and Saudi Arabia have submitted bids to host the event.
"We know that there is no economic justice without racial justice," UNI's General Secretary says.
UNI Global Union affiliate, the Austrian Postal Union (Gewerkschaft der Post und Fernmeldebediensteten, GPF), is calling for an end to the use of temporary employment agencies at all Austrian post facilities following an outbreak of Covid-19 at two parcel distribution and sorting centres in Vienna and Lower-Austria.
Amidst the gloom of the Covid-19 pandemic, a bright spot shines through with the recent win of KFSU-Mart Workers Union which succeeded in organising in IKEA Korea and achieving the first basic agreement on April 17.
IKEA first entered Korea in 2014 and now have 4 main stores in the areas of Giheung, DongBusan, Goyang, and Gwangmyeong.
As more than 20 postal workers in Brazil have died from Covid-19, the country’s postal service, Correios, has heeded union demands and stopped plans to use post offices to distribute emergency aid without a proper risk assessment or safety protocols.