World Day for Decent Work

This is a day for mobilisation all over the world: one day when all the trade unions in the world stand up for decent work and fair wages. Decent work must be at the centre of government actions ...

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Young people and precarious work

Pay Rise Campaign – Briefing Paper Young people and precarious work Young people are much more likely than older people to be in precarious work. Fixed-term contracts have increased rapidly ...

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Swedish unions protect lowest paid

A major round of collective bargaining is underway in Sweden, covering some 2.4 million blue collar, white collar and professional workers. Industrial unions have already signed a three-year ...

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The answer is wages, not capital

By Professor Jordi Angusto As in any other religion, faith lies behind capitalism. Faith that capital is a panacea always and in any situation: to push economic growth or to help less developed ...

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Collective bargaining pays off in Italy

Since the three Italian trade union confederations CGIL, CISL and UIL came together to sign a new industrial relations agreement in January 2016, giving a fresh impetus to national and secondary ...

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