The Indonesian Supreme Court ordered termination of water privatization and restoration of public management to ensure human right to water. We stay vigilant for transparent and accountable transition.
Four months ago, the Geneva University Hospitals, HUG (Hôpitaux universitaires de Genève) took a unilateral decision to increase daily working time of operating theatre nursing assistants from 8 hours to 10 hours. With the support of their trade union SSP, the workers mobilised against the management decision and in November they will return to their usual 8-hour day.
The ASEAN Services Employees Trade Union Council (ASETUC), composed of the Global Union Federations PSI, BWI and UNI, organised the 8th ASEAN Regional Tripartite Social Dialogue Conference, in cooperation with the Philippines’ Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE). Over 200 participants from the ten member-states of the ASEAN attended the two-day meeting that commenced on 18 October at Century Park Hotel in the Philippines capital Manila.