In spring 2011, Mahdi Issa Abu Dheed, the President of the Bahrain Teachers Association called for a teachers strike in support of the democratic movement for reform.
TUC urges Government to support trade union position on the EU post-2015 development agenda set out in the EU Communication - Decent Life for AllPDF version available for download
Commenting on the collapse of the Rana Plaza textile factory in Bangladesh, which has claimed the lives of over 200 workers, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady today (Thursday) said:
The TUC General Secretary has written to the Colombian President to call for action against the authors of death threats sent to 92 organisations, union, political and social leaders. She also calls for protection for individuals to be increased.
The TUC General Secretary has written to the managing director of Hong Kong International Terminals calling on him to negotiate with striking dock workers represented by the HKCTU affiliated Union of Hong Kong Dockers.
The TUC General Secretary has written to the President of Guatemala to highlight our deep concern at the killing of three more Guatemalan trade unionists in separate attacks in March and to support ITUC demands that the government acts to ensure trad...
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