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TUCA and Sustainlabour launch a manual on chemical risk reduction in the workplace

A guide for Latin American Unions, union training centers, prevention delegates in OHS joint committees. A guide to be used in workplaces all over the continent. Download it here (only in Spanish)

Sound management of chemicals: key for improving workers´ and communities´ health in Latin America

Published:  Abril 2015

Main achievements and results of the Projects implemented by Sustainlabour with support from the
Quick Start Programme (QSP) of SAICM


New Publication. Unions4Climate. Reducing emissions from the workplace and creating jobs. 4 European Case Studies.

Authors: Laura Martín, Julio Rivera

Published: January 2015

The four case studies presented here, which cover commitments from British, Spanish, Belgian and German trade unions, detail union proposals on emission reductions and other climate-related policies and their impact on national contexts, economic perspectives and job creation.               

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June 25, 2015

A just transition for all: Can the past inform the future?

A new issue of the International Journal of Labour Research revisits some sectoral transitions occurred in the past in the light of  the International Labour Conference Conclusions 2013.

June 11, 2015

World’s citizens ahead of leaders on climate change

From the International Union Confederation

Governments around the world are lagging behind urgent demands to address climate change, with people voicing overwhelming support – particularly in developing countries – for immediate action, the latest ITUC poll revealed.

May 6, 2015

Paraquat too big a risk to life and health

The IUF has produced with Pesticides Action Network (PAN) and the Swiss-based NGO, Berne Declaration, a report on the use of paraquat in India.  

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Sharan Burrow. ITUC SG

If you expose us, we'll expose you. A excellent article on chemical risks for workers on the occasion of International Workers Memorial Day, 28 of April. 

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