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February 14, 2018

Mobilising, organising and lobbying is critical to build and ensure governments’ support for an ILO Convention and a Recommendation at the ILO Conference in June 2018.

November 8, 2017

"Climate finance is not a gift. And it’s not charity either. It’s a commitment taken based on the capacity and responsibility of the developed world, so that developing countries can start adapting and preparing their economies to the massive changes ahead." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer, at COP23, speaking on behalf of ITUC.

February 21, 2017

"We have lost a formidable leader who truly understood the intersection of social justice and labour rights." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

October 27, 2016

"As a global labour movement, we must join together and confront abuses. We must let these vulnerable workers know that we have their backs." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

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September 14, 2016

Promises and apologies always follow these disasters, but there is no real commitment to fix the problem. It's about greed, plain and simple." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

July 6, 2016

Regrettably, these repressive measures seem to have become a common response by the Korean government against dissenting voices — Sharan Burrow, ITUC General Secretary

October 6, 2015

"The global focus this year is on ending corporate greed, eliminating precarious work and formalising informal jobs, as well as living minimum wages." — Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).

December 10, 2014

Climate change solutions must place the public good over private profits.