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The WFTU is announcing the passing away of Gilda Chacon Bravo

World Federation of Trade Unions With great shock and grief, the WFTU is announcing the death of comrade Gilda Chacon Bravo, cadre of the CTC and the WFTU today in La Havana having suffering from cancer. The WFTU family is losing a dear member, a longtime militant fighter and an internationalist who dedicated all her life in the struggles for the international working class for a better life. Gilda represented the WFTU in all continents, in many international missions and to the international organizations, always projecting the rights of the…

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TODAY – Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the UN (Virtual)

World Federation of Trade Unions The WFTU is invited and will participate today to the virtual Dialogue with Ms. Tatiana Valovaya (Director-General of UN Office at Geneva) and Dr. Liberato Bautista (President of the Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the UN). The discussion will focus to the priorities and activities of the UNOG and civil society participation in the work of the United Nations.   Read full article on World Federation of Trade Unions: TODAY – Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the UN (Virtual)

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USB fights with Alitalia workers

World Federation of Trade Unions Alitalia 11.000 workers are fighting on these days to save their jobs and their family against the landing of the company caused by the final exploitation of the italian market wanted by UE commission and supported by actual italian government. Alitalia,  main italian airline company with 74 years history, after the privatisation happened in 2008, has been destroyed by bad management and lack of public control. Finally, 4 years ago, the workers unite defeated the last proposal of salary and jobs cuts and Alitalia and…

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WFTU militant agenda – April

World Federation of Trade Unions 8 April:UN Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations (CoNGO) 14 April: UNESCO online workshop: ESD for 2030 and the World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development 19-23 April: ILO Maritime Labour 20 April: PAME Pan-European Trade Union Teleconference 24: International Forum on the employers’ crime of Rana Plaza 30 April: May Day Celebration “The Hope Lies in the Struggles” Read full article on World Federation of Trade Unions: WFTU militant agenda – April

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WFTU Statement on the Occasion of the World Health Day

World Federation of Trade Unions The World Federation of Trade Unions representing 105 million workers in 132 countries around the globe commemorates the World Health Day by calling its affiliates and friends to intensify their struggle for free and public healthcare for all. Especially in this period of time this standing demand has great importance for the peoples. The manufacture of many safe vaccines in a short time period proved the capabilities of the scientific revolution and the human factor. We congratulate the scientists who worked and achieved the manufacture…

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Presentation made by the UNTM Morocco, in the framework of the WFTU International Campaign for the release of all Palestinian child prisoners from Israeli jails, showing the Israeli army and arrests of Palestinian children.

World Federation of Trade Unions Read full article on World Federation of Trade Unions: Presentation made by the UNTM Morocco, in the framework of the WFTU International Campaign for the release of all Palestinian child prisoners from Israeli jails, showing the Israeli army and arrests of Palestinian children.

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The WFTU Secretariat on the TUI Pensioners and Retirees campaign

World Federation of Trade Unions The WFTU Secretariat has been informed by the TUI of Pensioners and Retirees of its current campaign of spreading and extension of its demands. As leadership of the WFTU we congratulate the TUI P&R and we consider that the struggle that the P&R are leading is a very important battle. In this battle, the solidarity of all of us is needed because the struggle of pensioners and active workers is a common class struggle. It is worth supporting this initiative of the WFTU TUI P&R,…

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