"Essentially there are three classes of women here in Kurdistan. Women who are highly educated and who are in professional jobs; women who work in agriculture or factories who are paid low and work very hard and whose wages do not always go into thei...
After weeks of industrial action in the southern oil fields in Iraq, management are trying to undermine the Refinery Workers Union by sending four of its leaders to other workplaces. International pressure has prevented this sort of harassment in the...
The TUC has launched a five point attack on the Iraqi government for its harassment of trade unions at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) committee on standardsPDF version available for download
The TUC has joined Iraqi unions and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) in condemning the attempt to assassinate the President of the Iraqi Union of Journalists in Baghdad this morning (Saturday), and has called on the Iraqi Government ...PDF version available for download
The seventh issue of the TUC's Iraq solidarity bulletin covers the recent teacher union pay victory, the involvement of Iraqi oil unions in the global union family, violence against Iraqi women, news of a transport union delegation to the UK, and mor...PDF version available for download
TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber has written to Jasim Hussein Mohammed Al-Lami, President of the Iraqi Teachers' Union, for their recent victory in a pay dispute with the government.
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