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International Trade Union Confederation

Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation discusses actions to achieve Inclusive Capitalism

Inclusive Capitalism | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Inclusive Capitalism

Sharan Burrow General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation It is my belief that the single action that would make the biggest differenc...

Burma: Will International Financial Institutions Get It Right this Time?

Tim Ryan | Posted 04.14.2016 | World
Tim Ryan

After decades of dictatorship, mismanagement and isolation, Burma has caught the eye of corporations and investors seeking new markets, opportunities and other links in their supply chains.

Good People Don't Get Good Jobs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

This mounting army of workers worries incessantly and survives only because of government and family assistance. CEOs and corporations gorge themselves on profits made on the suffering of workers trapped in this life of frightening instability called the precariat.

Kingdom of Slaves

Giorgio Cafiero | Posted 11.12.2014 | World
Giorgio Cafiero

Since FIFA picked Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup, the tiny and uber-rich Gulf emirate has increasingly come under scrutiny for its failure to protect the human rights of its burgeoning foreign workforce.

Working Americans Can't Just Wait for the Next President

Larry Cohen | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics
Larry Cohen

We tried waiting and hoping for real change six years ago. Today, income inequality grows steadily worse, while economic opportunity is out of reach for most. This Labor Day I will look forward to a warm summer day, but I'm also dreaming of the movement we can build.

The Worst Places On The Planet To Be A Worker

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 05.30.2014 | Business

Where are the worst places on the planet to be a worker? A new report by the International Trade Union Confederation, an umbrella organization of ...