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Young workers

A gold medal for solidarity

London's bus workers have won a huge victory. Now, it's the cleaners' turn.
Just three days before the opening of the Olympic games in London, London's bus drivers have won a big victory. As their union Unite reported, the workers "overwhelmingly voted to accept an offer of an Olympic award, meaning most workers will get £577 for the massive increase in workload over the Olympics.”

Dominican Republic: 300,000 domestic workers to gain labour law protection

03 July 2012
Woman carrying a child

A new law will give 300,000 domestic workers in the Dominican Republic a better life. ”This will make a huge difference to the lives of both migrant and Dominican women working hard from dawn to dusk without any rights and protection,” says Sharan Burrow, general secretary of the ITUC.

Malaysia: Young nurses - future leaders?

28 June 2012
Young nurses

23 young nurses actively participated at a two day workshop on leadership in Kuala Lumpur.

A Robin Hood Tax for a sustainable world

15 June 2012
Robin Hood tax logo

Uma Taxa Robin Hood por um mundo sustentável


Public Services International is co-hosting this event in Rio on Tuesday, 19th June 2012.

Tuesday 19 June / Terça-feira 19 de Junho / Martes 19 de Junio

9h30-11h30 Workshop! Oficina! Taller!
People’s Summit / Cúpula dos Povos  
Sindicato do Bancarios
Avenida Presidente Vargas 502
21st Andar/Floor Auditorio, Centro Rio de Janeiro

Youth unemployment increase

22 May 2012
Young persons

Nearly 75 million youth are unemployed around the world, an increase of more than 4 million since 2007, according to a new report from the ILO.

ILO launches a video contest on Decent Work for Youth

16 March 2012

The ILO launches a video contest for young people to show how the global jobs crisis is affecting them and their communities.

International Day for Decent Work 2012

7 October, 2012

On 7 October we celebrate the World Day for Decent Work. Public Services International (PSI) joins the international trade union movement in demanding decent work for all and an end to the continuous attacks on trade union rights around the world. We want jobs that provide decent salaries and social security with safe working conditions.


10 November 2011

PSI is represented in Europe by the European Federation of Public Service Unions, based in Brussels. For more on our activities in this region, please see the EPSU website

You can also view a list of European affiliates or contact European regional offices