Propose amendments to their unions’ constitutions to accept migrant workers as members, discuss portability of union membership and social protection, initiate or reinforce union to union and other stakeholders’ cooperation, and push for the ratification of ILO migration conventions (C97, C143, C181, C189). These were among the common priorities that participants identified in the recently.. read more →

ASEAN Unions set up the youth and women structure within the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC), elected its officers and members and prepared its work plan during an inception workshop on 14-15 August 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The ATUC youth and women structure will address and promote the concerns of young and women workers in.. read more →

The International Trade Union Confederation–Asia Pacific (ITUC-AP), Arab Trade Trade Union Confederation (ArabTUC), South Asia Regional Trade Union Council (SARTUC) and Asean Trade Union Council (AseanTUC) agreed to establish a Migrant Resource Center (MRC) in Jordan in the Arab region during their coordination meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on 16 October 2017. The Arab region has.. read more →

  The ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) reiterated its call on the ASEAN Member States, ASEAN secretariat, and stakeholders to consider “A Framework for ASEAN Labour Standards and Principles” to identify and strengthen key minimum labour standards in ASEAN in a Conference Statement on 26 May 2016 in Vientiane, Laos. The ATUC crafted the Statement.. read more →

“The ILO will strengthen work with you social partners to inject social dimension into ASEAN integration” said Mr. Guy Ryder, Director General of the International Labor Organization (ILO), in a meeting with ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) leaders on 25 October 2015 in Singapore. This was in response to the challenges of giving decent work.. read more →