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Investing in disaster preparedness, response and recovery

05 March 2013
People being rescued from flooding in a boat


Panel discussion 6:30-9:30pm

32BJ SEIU - 25 West 18th Street

5th Floor Conference Room

(between 5th & 6th Aves) New York, NY

Public services help deliver human rights

10 December 2012

Public services are at the core of democratic societies founded on human rights, the rule of law and social solidarity. Public services provide equitable redistribution of wealth and in their delivery should ensure that people are treated with equal respect, provided equal protection, and live free of discrimination without regard to age, gender, religion, national identity, race or ethnicity, disability and sexual orientation.

Rosa Pavanelli elected to lead Public Services International

28 November 2012

Italian trade unionist Rosa Pavanelli has been elected as the new leader of the global union federation Public Services International, representing 20 million public service workers in 150 countries. Pavanelli says her vision is founded on “giving PSI new energy, and standing up for justice, solidarity, equality, a fairer and more sustainable world.”

The leadership vote took place during PSI’s 29th World Congress in Durban, South Africa (27-30 November 2012). Danish trade unionist Peter Waldorff had sought re-election as general secretary following one term in office.

PSI calls on Israel and Hamas to accept the truce as proposed by the Secretary-General of the UN

20 November 2012

Public Services International calls on Israel and Hamas to accept the truce as proposed by the Secretary-General of the UN, Ban Ki-Moon, in order to end the violence before it becomes uncontrollable.

Press release: Paraguay must respect United Nations’ obligations

26 September 2012

Paraguay must respect United Nations’ obligations and stop the mass firing and repression of workers.

European Unions will march with Spanish workers against cuts!

18 July 2012

On 18th July PSI's European branch the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) will be side to side with Spanish public sector workers and citizens in the mass demonstrations that will take place all over Spain and also in Brussels.

Working in the people's interest

11 July 2012
PSI logo

Working in the people’s interest

Advancing social justice through quality public services and trade union rights

Public Services International 29th World Congress in Durban, South Africa, 27-30 November 2012