All PSI affiliates are invited to comment on the document “Putting People over Profit” which outlines PSI’s priorities for the implementation of the PoA until 2022. These comments should be channelled through the elected representatives on the respective regional executive committee.
PSI has launched a global campaign for the Human Right to Health that aims at building a mass global movement that could influence concrete policies towards attaining Universal Public Health Coverage (UPHC). #PublicHealth4All
On 8 March, PSI affiliated unions from around the world organised mobilisations, events and activities to celebrate International Women’s day 2018 calling for equal pay and wage justice for all. Here are some of the events that took place worldwide.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has established official relations with Public Services International (PSI). The decision was reached by the WHO Executive Board on 26 January, during its 142nd session.
PSI launches a video series featuring 16 stories from nine countries – Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, Italy, USA, Chad, Lebanon, Guatemala and Brazil - to praise the work of public servants around the world.
PSI urges all affiliates to call on the governments of their countries to take immediate action to stop the targeting of health workers in conflict zones in general and Gaza in particular. Health workers are #NotaTarget.
Join the campaign to convince governments to support an ILO Convention and Recommendation on “Ending violence and harassment in the world of work”. Violence is NOT part of the job! #EndGBV - #StopGBVatWork
Around 100 women trade unionists from 32 countries are part of the Global Union delegation to the UN Commission on the Status of Women this year. Follow the delegation's activities on the UnionCSW blog. #UNCSW62
“Stopping violence against women is everyone’s responsibility and men must play their part” stated Dave Prentis, PSI President, as his initial words at the PSI Congress 2017’s Pledge to end Violence against Women. Lead by Greg McLean from Australia, public services male trade unionists pledged in Geneva to be key actors in this struggle, in of one of the most emblematic acts of political engagement of public services unions.
The Executive Board of PSI expresses its support for the general strike in Brazil called by the trade union centres on 28th April. In response to the attacks on democracy and trade union and labour rights by the illegitimate government of Michel Temer, a general strike clearly shows strong opposition from the working class to the backward steps taken by the government.