The World Federation of Trade Unions expresses its sincere condolences to the colleagues and families of the 8 construction workers that lost their lives due to landslide that buried their makeshift shelter while they had been asleep.  The workers were working in the construction of a community hall and some of them it is estimated that were seasonal migrants from India.

Once is again proven that whether it is a heat-wave or there are floods or any other natural disaster, the workers and popular strata are unprotected, suffer and pay with their lives the lack of safety measures.  The death toll in floods, landslides, lightning is raised to 200 since late May in Nepal, while the heavy rains affect the whole region.

The WFTU...

The WFTU president’s visit in Nepal concluded successfully with the last day seminar – meeting organized by the 8 WFTU affiliates trade unions in Nepal. The WFTU president analyzed the Action Plan of the WFTU that was adopted during the 17th World Trade Union Congress and organisational matters of WFTU in Nepal.

The seminar took place in the framework of the decision of the World...

The WFTU president on the 4th day of its 5-days visit program in Nepal continues its meetings, spreading the principles and the goals of the World Federation of Trade Union. During the today’s morning the WFTU president met with the chairman of CPN (MC), Puspakamala Danala PRACHAND discussing the situation that prevails both in the international trade union movement and in...

The WFTU delegation met with Madhav K. Nepal, senior leader and chief of department of foreign affairs of the Communist Party of Nepal (UML) and discussed in comradely spirit the prevailed situation of the trade union movement in Nepal and the wider region.

Later on the WFTU delegation participated in the great, massive May Day rally which took place in the Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal and...