Saturday, 19 September 2020

Highlights

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

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

4th ITUC-Asia Pacific Regional ConferenceWomen’s Pre-Conference Event | Sunday, 6 October 2019, Tokyo, Japan  HIGHLIGHTS OF THE EVENTS From the Time is Now: Count Us In programme; which brought together 50 union women and advo...

12 December 2019

“Building Workers’ Rights: Change the Rules, Unity - the Way Forward for an Inclusive, Sustainable Asia-Pacific” – Theme of the recently concluded ITUC-AP 4th Regional Conference that was held over 3 days from 7 - 9 October 2019 in Tokyo,...

1 November 2019

The ITUC-AP strongly called upon the negotiating governments of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to keep their own commitment to ‘foster an open, inclusive and rules-based trading system, and to demonstrate to the work that...

30 October 2019
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