On 24 April, more than a hundred thousand South Korean workers came out into the streets as part of the Korean Confederation of Trade Union’s general strike.
Public services unions across the Americas are determined to oppose the new wave of trade agreements driven by corporate interests and negotiated in secret. On 23 April, in Mexico City, the first regional demonstration to oppose TPP, TTIP, CETA and TISA.
The ten topics discussed on 20-21 April were: Central Administration, Customs, Education, Water, State Control, Energy, Justice, Legislation, Health and Municipalities. Municipal workers brought contributions from three sector-level conferences to the regional meeting.