Low pay/minimum wages, Tax justice, Journalists, Public Services, Embassy and household staff, Economic Policy
Campaigning for the right to water, negotiating on information and consultation rights for central government workers, lobbying for tougher action on tax avoidance and fraud, standing up to multinationals and defending dismissed or imprisoned trade unionists … these are just some of the many
(June 2017) Embassy, tourist office and other international staff around the world are taking strike action to secure pay rises and end a long-term pay freeze that has seen wages in some countries fall to below national minima. Unions are looking for a 20% pay increase, arguing that in some countries inflation has meant a 40% loss of purchasing power for some workers. Action has taken place or is planned in several countries including Canada, Sweden, the United States and Argentina.
(12 September 2016) A large group of European organisations sent a message to Europe’s government leaders meeting in the European Council 16 September. We expect that they develop a vision for Europe that inspires. It says “ Too many people across Europe are dissatisfied and disillusioned with the
European trade unions fight for workers' rights in aftermath brexit.Leaders of European Trade unions in the ETUC met UK unionists to discuss the consequences of BREXIT. The extraordinary committee adopted a statement that calls for an end to austerity. We ask for more investment in public services