Saturday, 11 July 2020


Highlights

The unprecedented global health and economic crisis demonstrates failures of our economic and social system, in particular, deficits of decent work. We are at the important juncture to turn the pandemic into an opportunity to make a post-COVID tru...

Posted on Thu, 18 Jun 20

The Philippines government is on the verge of enacting Anti-Terror Bills after the House of Representative and the Senate recently passed the House Bill 6875 and Senate Bill 1083 to replace the Human Security Act of 2007.In its joint letter to Pre...

Posted on Mon, 15 Jun 20

The COVID-19 outbreak has had a significant and growing impact on domestic and international supply chains in the Asian and Pacific region. The outbreak has led to a sharp economic slowdown, decline on export due to factories being temporarily clo...

Posted on Fri, 29 May 20

Today, the ITUC-AP published its statement extending its sincere condolence to the families of the victims that have lost their lives by industrial accident at a construction site in Icheon, Korea, on 29 April 2020, killing 38 workers and having i...

Posted on Fri, 08 May 20

The COVID-19 pandemic has had catastrophic impacts on the world of work. An unprecedented jobs crisis calls for government’s unprecedented responses. This report will briefly assess in what way and to what extent the COVID-19 pandemic has impa...

Posted on Mon, 04 May 20

COVID-19 could damage the global economy by directly affecting production. However, workers, especially those in unstable employment are the worst affected group in society. Once economic activity has been suspended or has decreased to a certain l...

Posted on Tue, 21 Apr 20

The General Secretary of Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU), Lee Cheuk Yan and 13 pro-democracy activists were arrested on Saturday, 18 April 2020 and being charged of unlawful assembly stemming from huge demonstrations against propos...

Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 20

Please find related news and information from the ITUC - Asia Pacific affiliates, the ITUC and the Global Union Federations about the COVID-19 pandemic in the following: News by Country Ø GLOBAL / ASIA AND THE PACIFIC Ø East As...

Posted on Wed, 08 Apr 20

Shoya Yoshida, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation - Asia Pacific (ITUC-AP), said that decent work should be at the centre of all measures to overcome the COVID-19 health and economic crisis and also to build the post-...

Posted on Fri, 27 Mar 20

The General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation – Asia Pacific (ITUC-AP), Shoya Yoshida, expresses his full support to Indonesia’s Working People in their all-out struggle against the proposed “Omnibus Bill on Job Creat...

Posted on Wed, 11 Mar 20
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