May 17

SOLIDAR releases statement on Palestine

SOLIDAR has expressed deep concern about “what is happening in the tormented land of Palestine.” SOLIDAR calls on the European Union and the heads of government who care about peace and coexistence between Palestinians and Israelis to take diplomatic and political action in the frame of the United Nations. Read... read more →
May 01

Quality and sustainable jobs

In commemorating May Day 2021, SOLIDAR celebrates the international workers’ movement and trade unions’ work to achieve social justice all around the world, and joins the call to make quality and sustainable jobs creation a central objective. Read more
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Apr 10

Sheri Davis-Faulkner, Co-Director, WILL Empower programme and Senior Programme Director, Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO) in the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, USA

2020 Where are you working at the moment? I am working from my home office in New York, USA. Has your work been strongly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic? Yes. How has it been impacted? We’ve had to cancel numerous events, revise cohort programmes, and completely overhaul budget to prepare... read more →
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Apr 06

UNI Global Union Publications

Three new publications have been released by UNI Global Union / Professionals and Managers (UNI P& M) Algorithmic Management – A Trade Union Guide is a report which looks at the growing use of algorithmic management tools in workplaces across the globe. Its aim is to provide guidance for trade... read more →
Apr 06

IFWEA Operational Plan 2021

IFWEA has released its Operational Plan for 2021, with a full programme of study circles, online training, education courses, research, and promotion of digital awareness and skills. Building on the lessons learnt in 2020, when IFWEA, alongside most other organisations globally, had to re-adjust annual plans due to the Covid-19... read more →
Mar 26

Online trade union responses to the Covid 19 pandemic

Three reports that explore trade union responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, including feedback on digital communication systems, online education, and the use of websites and online applications to build digital solidarity, have been released. Facilitated by IFWEA and regional representatives from the worker education and NGO sector, the reports cover... read more →
Mar 25

Organising and Training Workers in a High-Risk Context: ODL Guatemala

From ODL, Guatemala Labour Rights Observatory – ODL Guatemala – is an initiative of a coalition of trade unions in Guatemala, CGTG, and UNSITRAGUA HISTORICA, supported by National Confederation of Christian Trade Unions of the Netherlands – CNV International’s programme since 2018. The objective of the ODL is to monitor... read more →
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Mar 22

From the IFWEA General Secretary

The turbulent circumstances of 2020 were unprecedented. As Covid-19 became a global reality, especially when borders started shutting down and restrictions on movement and travel were imposed, we thought that much of our programme may have to change. However, through consultation and regular communication with our affiliates, it appeared that... read more →