The World Federation of Trade Unions representing 105 million workers in every corner of the world stands on the side of the seafarers around the world who face additional problems during the covid-19 outbreak.

An estimated 200,000 to 300,000 seafarers are stuck on board because of government policies that prohibit regular crew changes, and even those who are still within their normal contract periods are feeling the pressure of the inability to sign off and return home, heavy workloads, virus fears and a perceived lack of Covid-19 precautions onboard vessels.

Even in the countries that begin to open up their borders, there are immense bureaucracy  difficulties crew change, with the authorities demanding to send papers and...

Amid the global pandemic of COVID-19 plaguing humanity, a group of leading figures from around the world raised their voices to call for the abolition of more than $11 trillion of debt in developing countries.

The initiative of the anti-debt personalities has the support of the former president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff; the People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations of the Bolivarian...

Since the beginning of the current pandemic, many of us have spoken about the “new normal” and the future of our lives: work, studies, recreation, family, health care, etc. Many professional categories are ready to keep in a home office way. But how the miners and metalworkers should prepare themselves to the future?

Pandemic numbers and its coverage are terrible. Rich, poor and average...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, representing 105 million workers who live and struggle in more than 130 countries around the world, reiterates its internationalist and class solidarity with the employees of the airline “Emirates” against the statements of the company bosses who plan 9,000 layoffs.

The largest airline in the Middle East, which has...

The World Federation of Trade Unions honors the World Refugee Day, that was decided to be celebrated on June 20th by the United Nations in 2000.   Imperialist aggressiveness for the control and exploitation of markets, natural resources and energy roads, capitalist barbarity, anti-labor and anti-peoples policies, hunger, poverty, modern slave trade are the main causal factors that have...

The member unions of the International Labour Network of Solidarity and Struggles raise our voices against the restriction of liberties that States are pursuing in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic through legislation and State propaganda.

The coronavirus pandemic has evidenced the lack of a public health system capable of providing universal care. However, capitalism’s only response, after...

During this sad period of the COVID-19 pandemic which spares no country in the world, when the workers of the world are facing  the precariousness of life and working conditions, the World Federation of Trade Unions, which brings together more than 100 million workers in 132 countries around the world, commemorates this June 07, 2020, the World Food Safety day.

Faced with imperialist forces...

In Morocco, Lebanon, Turkey, Spain, Italy, France (Paris, Marseille, Lille, Orleans), Belgium, Slovenia and Germany : on the 30th of May migrants took the floor, crossing the borders that divide us. Dozens of collectives, groups and associations of migrants who in these months of crisis Coronavirus have not stopped fighting responded to the statement #breakingisolation and the call for the...

WHOIn the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic, social, and health challenges it poses to the world, the 73rd World Health Assembly opened virtual sessions on May 18 and will close no later than Tuesday, May 19.

The debate is attended by heads of States and health ministers of 180 countries to discuss the response measures taken by their governments and the challenges each region...

comunistaThe Communist and Workers' parties that suscribe the present APPEAL declare:

1. The serious international situation which has come from the unstoppable global capitalist crisis - now expressed as a health emergency that spreads throughout so many countries - requires strong and decisive social and political action that puts the needs of the working class, of the different people's of the world...

The deep and synchronized capitalist crisis that is already underway throughout the world in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic is going to trigger a brutal and barbaric offensive by employers and capitalists against labor rights and the achievements of our class across the world.

This means that the future must find the workers movement more strengthened and better prepared before the...