ILWU Young Workers remembering the old battles and casting new tools

Canada’s National Day of Mourning “The National Day of Mourning, or Workers’ Mourning Day is observed in Canada on 28 April. It commemorates workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due to workplace related hazards and incidents.”  The ILWU Young Workers Committee worked with the ILWU Canada education committee to bring as much […]

June 24, 2015

BWU completes successful Youth Seminar and Congress

  Young Workers’ Seminar As part of the Union’s continued training for young workers a seminar entitled “Young Workers and the Trade Union Movement” was held at the BWU Labour College from 26th- 28th May, 2015. This seminar catered to thirty-one (31) young persons from various workplaces. During the workshop the young workers were exposed […]

June 17, 2015

KPTU using ITF youth pack to plan new Youth Committee

At Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union (KPTU), we are working to form a youth committee for our young members in rail, subway and other public institutions. We have been studying cases of successful programs in other countries. At our last meeting I summarised the ITF youth packet for our team and it was […]

June 10, 2015

First ETUFs Youth Conference on Organising Young Workers

On 14 and 15 May 2015 the first youth conference organised by six European Trade Union Federations (ETUFs) took place in Dubrovnik, Croatia. About 150 young trade union leaders, activists and workers participated in workshops to exchange best practices and innovative approaches for the recruitment and integration of young workers and to prepare policy recommendations […]

June 3, 2015