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  • Star economists suggest roadmap for fairer global taxation

    07 February 2018

    The Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation has launched a new publication presenting concrete solutions to reorient the existing system of international taxation away from serving the wealthy few and to focus it instead on addressing the needs of the vast majority of the population.

  • Norwegian municipal union signs tripartite agreement on worker involvement and social dialogue in public sector digitalisation

    06 February 2018
    Photo: Ole Morten

    In September last year, PSI affiliate Fagforbundet signed a local tripartite cooperation and dialogue agreement to shape an inclusive strategy for the digitalisation of public administration services in Norway. The agreement commits the social partners to engage in social dialogue and active worker participation in shaping the processes and policies that will accompany the roll-out of digital services in Norwegian municipalities.

  • Global Unions meet with Algerian Mission in Geneva to Protest Trade Union Oppression

    05 February 2018

    Today, the global union federations PSI, ITUC, IndustriALL and IUF delivered a joint letter to the Algerian Mission in Geneva to protest against the imminent trial of trade union leaders affiliated to the General Confederation of Autonomous Workers in Algeria (CGATA).

  • We the unions are vital forces for equal pay

    05 February 2018

    During the regional launch of EPIC, that took place in Panama on 29-31 January, the National President of ANEF, a PSI affiliate in Chile, celebrated the initiative that seeks to mobilize actors in Latin America and the Caribbean to reduce the pay gap between women and men.

  • South Africa: NUPSAW and DIS-CHEM Pharmacies reach agreement to end workers’ strike

    02 February 2018

    After a week of strike action, the National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers (NUPSAW), a PSI affiliate, and Dis-Chem Pharmacies have reached a settlement agreement regarding the granting of organisational rights to the Union.

  • Striking healthcare providers enter day two of a nationwide strike

    01 February 2018

    Thursday 1 February was day two of a full-blown strike by health workers in Togo after failed attempts to get authorities to address their pressing needs for better healthcare services provision and a boost in the morale of its working staff.

  • Strike in France: In Defence of Quality Elderly Care

    01 February 2018

    Social workers delivering home care, including in Housing Facilities for the Dependent Elderly (EHPAD) across France embarked on a 1-day strike on 30 January. This was to draw attention to several pressing problems confronting elderly care, which the authorities have failed to address.