RadioLabour Archives

Young worker solidarity with Palestinian truck drivers

Duration: 10'31"

Panama papers show billions in taxes being evaded

Duration: 5'10"

UN tells Egypt
to respect labour rights

Duration: 1'44"

World Health Day

Duration: 5'00"

Huge document release shows how rich avoid taxes

Duration: 5'00"

The women who lead the international labour movement

Duration: 16'00"

Thousands of unionists attending online course

Duration: 2'56"

Bangladesh trade agreement with EU under review

Duration: 5'00"

Labour tells Davos elites to focus on creating jobs

Duration: 2'48"

Preparing for Industry 4.0

Duration: 3'44"

Going green in UK workplaces

Duration: 10'46"

Global supply chains now moving people

Duration: 4'24"

China cracks down on independent union organizers

Duration: 2'20"

Teachers fighting for
better education in Iran

Duration: 13'53"

Migrants deserve
decent public services

International Migrants Day A RadioLabour interview with Nadja Salson of the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU)
Duration: 7'12"

mistreatment of unionists

UNISON and Colombia Colombia is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for labour unionists. A RadioLabour interview with Nick Crook, the head of the international department of UNISON in the UK.
Duration: 9'20"

Labour tells national leaders
to support a just
climate change transition

Climate change The International Trade Union Confederation is calling on its affilated organizations to pressure national leaders at the Paris climate conference to devise a just transition for workers. A RadioLabour interview with ITUC General-Secretary Sharan Burrow.
Duration: 5'00"

Mexican and US teacher unions
working together for students

US-Mexico teacher unions The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and Mexico’s Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE) are working to build cross-border education initiatives. A RadioLabour interview with the President of the Texas AFT, Louis Malfaro.
Duration: 5'20"

UN committee votes against
pirate driving company Uber

ILO against Uber An ILO committee is asking governments to ban the driving company Uber or make it act legally. A RadioLabour interview with Tony Sheldon the National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) in Australia.
Duration: 4'33"

Week of Action for
contact centre workers

Contact centre workers The global union UNI conducted a Week of Action for contact centre workers. A RadioLabour interview with Alan Tate, head of UNI's ICTS department
Duration: 9'00"

Fighting to reduce the
stigma attached to HIV/AIDS

HIV AIDS Labour organizations are helping to reduce the stigma related to HIV/AIDS. A RadioLabour interview with Dr. Asif Altaf, the Global HIV/AIDS Coordinator for the International Transport Workers Federation.
Duration: 9'35"

Children used for gold
mining in the Philippines

Child gold miners Children in the Philippines are being used for underwater mining and sifting for gold with poisonous chemicals
Duration: 4'29"

Organizing and
protecting migrant workers

Migrant workers The Bulding and Woodworkers International has held its first Global Migration Conference. A RadioLabour interview with Jin Sook Lee, BWI's Migration, Gender and Campaigns Director
Duration: 8'49"

President of International
Domestic Workers' Federation
awarded prestigious prize

Mrytle Witbooi Myrtle Witbooi, the President of the International Domestic Workers' Federation, has been granted the 2015 Fairness award for her work to have domestic workers covered by ILO Convention 189.
Duration: 2'52"

Warnings about digi-sharks
causing unemployment

Philip Jennings New digital technologies will result in millions of job losses unless corporate "digi-sharks" face up to their reponsibilities. A RadioLabour report featuring the General-Secretary of UNI global union, Philip Jennings.
Duration: 2'19"

Australian unions
building a better future

Australian unions Australia unions have started a campaign to build a better future for the country.
Duration: 4'25"

Investment of workers' capital should respect workers' rights

Workers' capital Investment of workers' funds in pension plans should respect the rights of workers employed by the companies being invested in. An interview with Paddy Crumlin, the President of the International Transport Workers Federation.
Duration: 6'33"

Labour gets quality education
into UN's long-term goals

Education and UN The United Nations has set its Sustainable Development Goals for the next 15 years. Education International has been at the forefront of making sure that quality education is one of those goals. EI President Susan Hopgood spoke to the UN Assembly about the necessity for free, public, quality, education.
Duration: 3'08"

Woodworkers hit hard
by climate change

BWI and Climate Change Wood workers, especially in developing countries, are suffering the effects of climate change. A RadioLabour interview with the President of the Building and Wood Workers International, Per-Olof Sjöö.
Duration: 4'23"

Attack on fair share
union fees in US

Union fees The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case which could have devastating effects on public sector unions. A RadioLabour interview with Elaine Bernard, the Executive Director of the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School.
Duration: 7'09"

Strong public sector unions needed to combat epidemics.
Duration: 3'16"

Football club FC Barcelona has told to end sponsorship deal with Qatari Airlines.
Duration: 6'43"

UNISON conducted a Route of Shame action on December 10, Human Rights Day, to highlight the abuse of labour rights in six countries
Duration: 5'00"

The UK government's massive attack on union rights
Duration 3'27"

Dying of cancer the President of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions, Helen Kelly plans to fight on for workers.
Duration: 2'25"

250 union leaders attended a global labour conference on climate in Paris September 14 and 15, 2015. They were preparing for a major United Nations climate conference to be held in Paris November 30 to December 11, 2015
Duration: 5'02"

The global union IndustriALL organized its first World Womens' Conference, September 14-16, 2015 in Vienna.
Duration 6'05"

The Deepwater Container Terminal in Gdansk, Poland, has fired yet another Solidarnosc union activist.
Duration 10'37"

Andy Hall, a British labour researcher based in Thailand, prisonfor a report on the conditions of migrant workers.
Duration 5'51"

Malaysian paper company workers fight for a union.
Duration 2'01"

Asbestos again not included in list of dangerous substances
Duration 6'49"

Unions fight for release of leader of Iranian Teachers' Association
Duration 9'33"

Swaziland government re-registers central labour federation
Duration 5'00"

World Public Services Day, 2015
Duration 5'00"

ITUC calls on labour organizations to lobby for policies aimed at a just transition to low carbon economies.
Duration 3'00"

Global union federation charges FIFA at OECD
Duration 4'59"


East African unions working together for decent work
Duration 4'29"


Free trade deals favour corporations over public policy
Duration 5'06"

Uber creates poverty level jobs
Duration 4'54"

Mexican government shamed into
accepting ILO law on collective bargaining
Duration 12'57"

Governments need to protect public services
and public service workers.
Duration 4'57"

Global trade deal aims at
privatizing education

McDonald's avoids paying
1 billion in European taxes

Labour's use of radio
Global Week of Action
to improve public education

Thousands march against
US-EU trade deal

Global Day of Action for lowly paid workers
Guatemala bans collective bargaining
in public sector

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