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The most recent documents available on this subject are:Tell Debenhams and GAP to back Bangladesh safety plan
Over 30 major retailers have signed a significant new union-backed safety accord for Bangladeshi textile workers. However Debenhams and GAP are still holding back from signing. Please help us ask them to change their mind.
To coincide with coordinated action being taken by the International Trade Union Confederation to protest at the deaths over the last 3 years of 56 trade union leaders and activists the TUC General Secretary has written against to the Guatemalan pres...
As the death toll in the Rana Plaza textile factory collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh two weeks ago tops 900, the TUC has today (Friday) published figures which suggest that the reason costs are cut and wages are low in the Bangladesh textile industry ha...
Unions from Australia, New Zealand and the UK have today written to their Foreign Ministers urging them not to be taken in by the Fijian military dictatorship over its claims to be restoring democracy. And the Foreign Ministers have been urged to set...PDF version available for download
IDM - Monthly newsletter reporting international development matters and issues affecting trade unionists around the world. Including reports, statements, interviews and events.PDF version available for download
Turkish workers in Istanbul have once more been met by brutal state oppression when they have tried to celebrate May Day peacefully and to remember 42 workers who lost their lives in the celebrations of 1977. The TUC has written to the Turkish Ambass...PDF version available for download
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