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 →

Easier access to complaints mechanism helps provide direct services to migrant workers, especially those in distress. By allowing the public to post inquiry or report complaint online, the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and its affiliates are narrowing the gap of providing justice to migrant workers. The information then goes to a database which makes.. 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 →