Publications & Research

 


Municipal solid waste management services in Latin America


13 March 2018

This report is the first of a series of reports which are part of a research project on global waste services which PSI has commissioned to inform its work to improve working conditions in the waste sector. This report served as background research for the first meeting of the PSI Latin America, Central America and Mexican affiliates with membership in municipal waste services that tool place in Bogotá, Colombia on 28-29 July 2017.

Gender-neutral job evaluation study in Chile


06 March 2018

The Government of Chile and PSI affiliate ANEF, with the technical support of the ILO, have carried out a gender-neutral job evaluation study in Chile that is being published in Spanish on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The key findings were presented during the 4th Global Forum: Business for Gender Equality - The Future of Work in the 2030 Agenda that was held on 27-28 February in Santiago de Chile.

Equal Pay and Closing the Gender Pay Gap


04 March 2018

This statement provides an overview of three key areas where PSI affiliate UNISON has been leading campaigns and collective bargaining to end gender pay discrimination and to win equal pay for its members. This is part of PSI's online campaign for International Women's Day.

Decent work for Community Health Workers in South Asia: A PSI Report


03 March 2018
A recent report by PSI shows the abysmal employment and working conditions of community-based health workers (CHW) in India, Nepal and Pakistan and calls for the recognition of caring for the health of women and children in the community as part of the formal work of the public health system. The report further highlights the importance of the struggle for equal wage for work of equal value in the struggle against neoliberal policies. This is part of PSI's online campaign for International Women's Day.

Gender and pay equity and the construction of mechanisms for the empowerment of women: the case of Quixadá City


02 March 2018

The Brazilian trade unions and the municipality of Quixadá, in Brazil, have decided to re-open the 2003 campaign “Equal Pay Now!” that introduced the first gender and pay equity committee in Latin America. The report is now available in Spanish. This is part of the PSI online campaign for International Women’s Day.

Ontario Pay Equity Results for CUPE Service Workers in Ontario Hospitals: A Study of Uneven Benefits


01 March 2018

In view of International Women’s Day on 8 March, PSI is reviving a debate about pay equity presented in the study entitled: “Ontario Pay Equity Results for CUPE Service Workers in Ontario Hospitals: A Study of Uneven Benefits” written by Jane Stinson, a Canadian political economist.

PSI key policy documents


26 February 2018

The Proceedings of Congress 2017 appear in three volumes: a) Volume 1 contains Resolution No. 1, Programme of Action; b) Volume 2 contains Resolution No. 2, PSI Constitution; c) Volume 3 contains Resolutions adopted by Congress.