28 | 03 | 2020

The international class-oriented trade union movement reaffirms its constant demand for collective agreements, in all sectors and countries, that provide dignified wages that satisfy the contemporary worker’s needs, and they won’t be violated by the employers.

We condemn the obvious violation of the collective contracts in the construction sector in Australia which resulted in a total amount of $6 billion unpaid wages, as many workers remain unpaid or are paid only a part of their salaries. The Australian Building and Construction Commission is proven that it not only does not ensure the respect and implementation of the collective agreements but, in fact, encourages their violation by the construction companies.

The World Federation...

Workers’ unions affiliated to the ITF have formed a new group in Papua New Guinea to cooperate more closely together.

The national coordinating committee includes working people from the Papua New Guinea Maritime and Transport Workers Union (PNGMTWU) and the National Airlines Employees' Association (NAEA).

Alvira Bunemiga (PNGMTWU) was elected to be the young transport workers’ representative...

The union is currently tied to a process of mandatory dialogue with the company, but concerns remain that the airline is not engaging in good faith. The ITF civil aviation secretary, Gabriel Mocho Rodriguez, has written to Air Niugini’s managing director expressing support for NAEA and demanding that he resolves the dispute swiftly and fairly.

We are asking all ITF civil aviation affiliates...

The Insurance Council of Australia estimates the cost of insurance claims will reach US$485 million, and these are expected to increase significantly. The bushfire season has months to run before rain is expected.

Moody’s Analytics has estimated the economic cost will go beyond the US$3 billion set by the Black Saturday blazes in 2009.

“Australia is a developed country where the government is...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, on behalf of its more than 97 million workers in 130 countries in the 5 continents, expresses its internationalist solidarity with the national day of airport action for safe and secure jobs, which is going to take place tomorrow on August 21st, 2019.

The aviation workers will organize militant actions in whole Australia, demanding same pay for same job...

The World Federation of Trade Unions representing 97 million workers in the 5 continents, strongly condemns the anti-labour practices and the low wages that the H&M multinational pay to its workers all over the world.

More than 100 workers of the H&M stores at several Auckland branches are protesting against the low wages that are not enough for the covering of even the basic...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, expresses its sadness for the loss of the great militant, Giorgos Gkotsi, who died in Sidney, Australia, and devoted his entire life to trade union and social struggles.

He has been a docker for many years, a member of the TUI Transport of WFTU, he has been leading the strikes in the Australian ports for more than half a century. From 2006 until his...

The World Federation of Trade Unions on behalf of its 95 million workers in 130 countries of the 5 continents expresses its internationalist solidarity with the struggles of the chemist warehouse workers in a number of distribution centres who are raising their voice demanding better working conditions and dignified salaries.

The main issues that are faced by the workers are...

Love Aotearoa Hate RacismAfter a beautiful day in which thousands of young people across Aotearoa marched for a better future, a chill has descended across this country. Far-right murderers have shot innocent Muslims in their holy mosques, and livestreamed it on Facebook and 4Chan.

The true face of fascism is revealed once again. This is what happens when you believe the lies that they merely want “free speech” to...

PAME, which represents the class trade union movement of Greece, member of the wFTU, expresses its support and solidarity with the Brisbane ferry workers who have decided to go on a 24-hours strike on Thursday.

The ferry workers, who went on strike again two weeks ago, are continuing their mobilization and strikes in protest against erode of the maintenance and safety standards as well...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, on behalf of its more than  95 million workers in 130 countries of the five continents expressing its support and solidarity with the Brisbane ferry workers who have decided to go on a 24-hours strike on Thursday.

The ferry workers,  who went on strike again two weeks ago, are continuing their mobilization and strikes in protest against erode of...

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