30% increase in the number of Trade Unionists Murdered

Food for Thought…something to keep us thinking & motivated over a long, hot summer!

101 –  a moral outrage

The ITUC’s Annual Survey of Trade Union Rights has documented a dramatic increase in the number of trade unionists murdered in 2009, with 101 killings – an increase of 30% over the previous year.

Please click on the link provided to watch the video and read the article.

We cannot take our rights for granted.  We are organized, mobilized, unionized and working together for the promotion of social justice, human rights and labour rights.  We need to make sure that the rest of the world has the same rights. We should note that Canada, amongst other nations, has still not yet ratified the ILO Convention 98 on the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining.

In solidarity and spirit, dora PWC Region 3

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