Successful inaugural young workers seminar for ITF-FNV Thailand

ITF-FNV Thailand held their first ever Young Workers Seminar on 3-5 March 2010. Participants covered topics such as: what is the trade union and trade union movement? basic labour law and related laws gender sensitisation issues. Men and women from 7 different Thai affiliates attended the three day seminar.


December 3, 2010

Bimonthly Bulletin from the Asia Pacific Youth Network

Please find attached the latest edition of ‘Youth to Youth’, a bimonthly bulletin from the Asia Pacific Youth Network. You can also take a look at their website here PSI Bulletin (No 1-November-2010)


November 26, 2010

ITUC-Africa youth workshop on decent work/ CSI-Afrique Atelier sur le travail décent 21 & 22 Octobrte 2010

Please find attached for your information the conclusions (in English), of an ITUC-Africa youth workshop on Decent Work, held on 21-22 October 2010. ITUC-Africa_Decent Work_Workshop_21-22 Oct 2010_Final Declaration and Way Forward


Spanish Unions in strike action on 29 September 2010

The Spanish Trade Union Confederations of Comisiones Obreras and the Unión General de Trabajadores have taken the decision of initiating a process of actions which will finish with a General Strike on September the 29th. It is their aim to express the Spanish workers´ sound rejection towards the financial cuts in social policies and the […]


September 14, 2010

Strengthening CUT-A Youth leadership in Paraguay

28 young leaders representing USTT unions from the CUT-A youth development held a capacity building workshop on 7-9 August in Paraguay. Their objectives were : to strengthen CUT-A youth leaders’ capacity to analyse and discuss the Social Forum of the Americas. to incorporate a continental, regional and local perspective into the analysis that young people […]


August 31, 2010

Congress supports ITF Young Workers

Travis Harrison of the Canadian Auto Workers speaks after Congress votes to support the proposals of the young transport workers’ committee.


August 19, 2010

SYNTRAPAL holds seminar for youth workers

The union for workers at the Autonomous Port of Lomé (SYNTRAPAL) conducted a training seminar for its members, including its “Young Workers”. The seminar had the following as its topic: Synatrapal for a better union education in order to increase the profitability of the port [of Lomé]. This seminar allowed members,  above all young workers, […]


July 26, 2010

Young trade unionists protest against UPS sackings

Young trade unionists who met at the European Social Forum’s young workers’ conference in Izmir in Turkey last week wrote individual letters to the UPS chief executive officer to protest against the company’s union-busting activities in Turkey. Some 119 workers have been dismissed for their trade union activities. The letters of protest were put into […]


July 2, 2010

1st Federal Youth School takes place in Valencia

The 1st Federal Youth School of the Public Services Federation was held on 3rd, 4th and 5th June in Valencia, Spain. Under the slogan “Rewrite your role”, about eighty young delegates (male and female) from throughout the country met in the city of Valencia to discuss the role of young workers in the union Comisiones […]


June 25, 2010

AFL-CIO hold its first ever Young Workers Summit

On 10-13 June 2010, more than 400 participants attended the ‘Next Up’ conference, the AFL-CIO’s first-ever Young Workers Summit held in Washington. They developed a game plan for the future that focuses on making sure young union leaders and activists are taken seriously and their ideas are heard at all levels of the union movement. […]


June 22, 2010