For Decent Work and Decent Pay, World Day of Action, 7 October 2008, Paris

World Day for Decent Work / Jornada Mundial por el Trabajo Decente / Journée mondiale pour le travail décent / Welttag für menschenwürdige Arbeit



The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is organising a Day of Action on 7 October : "For Decent Work and Decent Pay".
- http://www.wddw.org

The ETUC is calling on its affiliates to support the day of action with national campaigns and events. Together with the French affiliated unions, ETUC will organise a European rally on 7 October in Paris. Read the ITUC press release, and the ETUC news.

It is important for all unions and including public services unions to participate and organise activities and events on this day to draw attention to our demands for Decent Work and Decent Pay. We propose that in your national events you also draw attention to public service workers and our demands for Quality Public Services - http://www.epsu.org/r/72.

Please consider if the occasion can be used also in your strategies to organise workers, not yet members of your union.

Please inform us of actions you are planning to undertake on 7 October (to the attention of cfourneaux@epsu.org).

We wish you successful campaigning.



Read the PSI press release "Quality Public Services are the Foundation of Decent Work"


















Trade unions in Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia and Germany have planned a conference and demonstration in Prague on 10-11 October 2008. They will draw attention to the situation of precarious workers.


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