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08 June 2012
The transformation to a greener economy could generate 15 to 60 million additional jobs over the next two decades. This could lift tens of millions of workers out of poverty, according to a new report released by the ILO.
04 June 2012
After 18 years of negotiations behind closed dooors, Russia is expected to ratify and sign the WTO accession in July. PSI expresses deep concern about Russia's stituation. In many countries the experience of members joining the WTO is narrowed access to public services, including through privatization, job losses, and deterioration of infrastructure and skills.
07 May 2012
Three of Europe’s biggest unions – representing more than 5 million public sector workers – have organised a coordinated fightback to unemployment and austerity across Europe.
13 February 2012
Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), in cooperation with the Transnational Institute (TNI) and with the support of the European Federation of Public Services Unions (EPSU) are organising a two-day conference in Brussels with movements from across Europe to strengthen progressive responses to the EU's crisis.
The conference will be held on Saturday 5 - Sunday 6 May 2012 at Maison des Associations Internationales, Brussels, Belgium
26 January 2012
The international union movement will put its case for the reform of capitalism at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week with five principles for dealing with current economic challenges.
30 November 2011
On Wednesday 30 November, public sector workers all over Europe are protesting against austerity measures following a call for action by the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU). In the UK, 2 million workers are taking part in the public sector unions’ pension strike. Trade unionists in Bulgaria, Belgium, Greece and other European countries are organising a national day of action on 30 November.