Publications & Research

 


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.

UNCSW Expert Group Report rejects neoliberalism, calls for strengthening of women's organizing power


12 January 2018

The Report of the Expert Group Meeting for the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women has been released, framed around the urgent need to abandon neoliberal policies.

Privatisation of Migration & Refugee Services & Other Forms of State Disengagement


11 December 2017

This research, written by Jane Lethbridge, Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU), examines the effects of the privatisation of services for refugees and migrants at national and international level.