Key priorities and stronger cooperation among unions in countries of destination and countries of origin in implementing focused activities set the tone of the five-day Follow-up Training on Strengthening Joint Union Actions on Decent Work for Migrant Workers on 8-12 May 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. In the opening session, Mr. Henry Cunningham, Programme Manager of.. 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 representatives of the Arab Trade Union Confederation (ArabTUC), South Asia Regional Trade Union Confederation (SARTUC), and ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) identified five priority actions for the protection of migrant workers in a meeting on 17-18 May 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand: Campaign for the ratification and application of ILO migrant labour conventions; Sharing of.. read more →

The ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) and the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) identified mutual recognition of skills for medium and low-skilled workers, social protection for migrant workers, ethical recruitment and protection of migrant workers throughout the migration cycle as priority for joint actions during the first ACE-ATUC dialogue on 8-9 March 2016 in Bangkok,.. read more →

PHNOM PENH, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) — Cambodia and Saudi Arabia have signed two agreements on the recruitment of Cambodian laborers and maids for working in the Arab country, said a statement released by the Cambodia’s Labor Ministry on Friday. The agreements were inked by Saudi Arabia’s Labor Minister Mofarrej S. Al-Hoquabani and Cambodia’s Labor Minister.. read more →