His Excellency Kung Phoak, Deputy Secretary General for ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC), appreciated the role of the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) in representing the concerns of workers in a dialogue at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia on 13 December 2018. In response to the presentation of the ATUC Bali Declaration, DSG Kung emphasized.. read more →

Leaders of the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) reiterated the primacy of social dialogue among tripartite partners and the genuine engagement of unions at the regional and national levels on issues affecting the world of work in their meeting on 24-25 November 2018 in Nusa Dua Bali, Indonesia. The meeting discussed the disruptive effect of.. read more →

It is said that 65% of children in primary school today will have jobs that currently do not exist because of the 4th Industrial Revolution or what we call Industry 4.0. How prepared are we in this revolution? Last November 15-16, 2018, a regional conference on reducing youth unemployment was held in Jakarta, Indonesia. The.. 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 →

Youth and women in ASEAN unions pushed for a world of work without gender-based violence in mock dialogue sessions with stakeholders. The mock sessions helped put into practice the learnings on advocacy and lobbying from identifying advocacy issues and developing strategies to tailoring advocacy messages to specific audience. The training ended with identifying opportunities and.. read more →