International Metalworkers' Federation (IMF)
Global Union Federations and the International Trade Union Confederation are proud to present Global Unions Labour Films Shorts 2011, a DVD and online resource showcasing trade union films created for inclusion in labour film festivals and film events worldwide.
14-19 February 2011
The continued violations of the right to freedom of association by the Mexican government must stop.
The European Metalworkers' Federation supports the Stephen Hughes, Member of the European Parliament and Vice-President of the European Parliament’s S&D Group made the following statement in support of the Global Days of Action.
The Korean government made a commitment on entry to the OECD in 1996, “to reform existing laws on industrial relations in line with internationally accepted
standards, including those concerning basic rights such as freedom of association and collective bargaining”. Subsequently, Korea has failed to ratify ILO conventions
87 and 98 on freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining and has repeatedly refused ILO offers for technical assistance to reform its legislation to
bring it line with international standards.
INDIA: Twelve Foxconn workers and union leaders remain in prison in Chennai, India after hundreds of workers striking the plant were arrested on 9 October.