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  • Young Workers Academy, French-speaking Africa


    16 November 2018

    A cross section of young workers across PSI affiliated unions in French-speaking Africa converged in Cotonou, Benin, from October 31, 2018 to November 2, 2018, for a workshop aimed primarily to discuss PSI’s political agenda from the young workers’ perspective.

  • PSI Executive Board EB-153 takes place in Geneva


    15 November 2018

    Over 100 participants from trade union affiliates around the world came together on 14 November the for PSI Executive Board EB-153. The two-day meeting is being held at the International Labour Organisation headquarters in Geneva.

  • An equal seat at the table


    15 November 2018

    On 5-9 November, PSI coordinated a workshop in Barbados, in collaboration with the Workers’ Activities branch (ACTRAV) of the ILO’s Latin America & Regional Office, to learn about gender-neutral job evaluation concepts and methods. The aim was to explore the application of gender-neutral pay systems in the workplace and especially in the health and social services sector.

  • PSI World Women's Committee held in Geneva


    13 November 2018

    Trade unionists, representing Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa and Inter-America, came together for the PSI World Women's Committee (WOC) on 13 November at the ILO headquarters in Geneva.

  • Americans want better healthcare for all


    12 November 2018

    Healthcare is the most important issue of concern to Americans today. In an exit poll conducted by the Cable News Network (CNN) during the mid-term elections, 41% of respondents voted for healthcare as the “most important issue facing the country”. Immigration, economy and gun policy received 23%, 21% and 11% of the poll respectively.

  • ILO study reveals bankruptcy of pensions privatisation


    07 November 2018
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    A new publication by the ILO confirms PSI’s long-held position: the privatisation of public pension systems has delivered vast returns to a tiny financial elite while diminishing the incomes of workers in retirement.

  • National Trade Unions Raise Concerns over India's Free Trade Agenda


    05 November 2018

    Representatives of Indian Trade Union Centers met in New Delhi on 23 October to discuss challenges posed to labour by the NDA government's trade agenda at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs).