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Day: March 7, 2019

IUF members denounce ‘Miss Curvy’ Uganda beauty contest tourism promotion

IIUF members around the world are calling on the government of Uganda to cancel a plan to promote Uganda’s tourist industry with a “Miss Curvy” beauty contest as well as add “sexy” women to official literature listing Uganda’s “attractions”. The…

Iceland: hotel housekeepers strike for a living wage on International Women’s Day

Hotel housekeepers in Iceland will be on strike on International Women’s Day in support of their demand for a a living wage and better working conditions. Some one thousand housekeepers working in hotels and guesthouses in and around the capital…

Workers in Kyrgyzstan left without legal protection

The government of Kyrgyzstan first attempted to change the Labour Code in 2015, an attempt which was met with union protests supported by IndustriALL. The new version of Kyrgyzstan’s Penal code no longer contains articles providing criminal liability for violating labour legislation…

Workers in Kyrgyzstan left without legal protection

The government of Kyrgyzstan first attempted to change the Labour Code in 2015, an attempt which was met with union protests supported by IndustriALL. The new version of Kyrgyzstan’s Penal code no longer contains articles providing criminal liability for violating labour legislation…

We are fighting for equality! For an international convention to end violence against women in the workplace

International Women’s Day, celebrated by IUF affiliates, is again this year dedicated to combating violence against women in the workplace. It is also focused on the need to obtain, at the next International Labour Conference (ILC) in June 2019, an…

IndustriALL calls for a strong ILO convention addressing gender-based violence

The second ILO discussion on violence and harassment in the world of work will take place in June 2019 at the International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. It will be a historic opportunity to adopt a binding instrument that addresses…