Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Highlights

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...

29 May 2020

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...

8 May 2020

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...

4 May 2020

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...

21 April 2020

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...

20 April 2020

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 ...

10 April 2020

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-...

27 March 2020

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...

11 March 2020

Ahead of the International Women’s Day, we are pleased to share with you the message of solidarity from Brother Shoya Yoshida, ITUC-AP General Secretary.ITUC-AP Solidarity Message for the International Women’s Day 2020 “We are Generation...

2 March 2020

 The General Secretary of Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU), Lee Cheuk Yan, has been arrested along with democracy advocate, accused of having participated in a pro-democracy march on 31 August 2019.   ...

2 March 2020
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