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A coalition of European unions, NGOs and other organizations have been fighting to have water and sanitation services recognized as human rights. A RadioLabour interview with Jan Willem Goudriaan, the General-Secretary of the European Federation of Public Service Unions.
The government of Swaziland has reversed its position and registered the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland - TUCOSWA. A RadioLabour interview with TUCOSWA General-Secretary Vincent Ncongwane.
Public services are part of the wealth of the citizens of a country. Yet they are under attack by governments and corporations all over the world. A RadioLabour interview with the General-Secretary of Public Services International, Rosa Pavanelli.
The ITUC has called on labour organizations to lobby their governments for policies aimed at a just transition to low carbon economies. A week of advocacy was called for June 1-7, 2015. ITUC General-Secretary Sharan Burrow describes "just transition" and what can be done to move towards it.
Signatories to the Rotterdam Convention again fail to include asbestos in list of dangerous substances. Interview: Brian Kohler, Director of IndustriALL's Health, Safety and Sustainability department.
Qatar is using thousands of migrant workers to build the facilities for the 2022 World Cup of Football. Interview: ITUC General-Secretary Sharan Burrow..
The East African Trade Union Confederation is a coalition of labour organizations from Kenya, Uganda, Zanzibar, Rwanda and Tanzania. It fights for issues such as the protection of migrant workers. A RadioLabour interview with Francis Atwoli, the president of the Confederation.
The transporation company Uber is creating poverty-level wages and precarious jobs. The International Transport Workers Federation is fighting back. A special RadioLabour report featuring the President of the Taxi Workers Alliance of Pensylvania, Ron Blount.
The July 3, 2015
Every Friday Derek Blackadder reports on union events around the world