The General Council of the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) adopted six broad action programmes for the next five years: social dialogue and stronger engagement with ASEAN; trade and investment agreements as tools for fair globalization; labour migration and fair treatment of migrant workers; women, youth and precarious work; stronger social protection systems; and decent.. 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 →

Direct services to migrant workers through unions and migrant resource centres, increased access to complaints mechanisms, organising, continuing capacity building of focal points and clear responsibilities of the parties involved highlighted the work plan prepared during the Follow-up Training on Strengthening Joint Union Actions on Decent Work for Migrant Workers on 8-12 May 2017 in.. read more →

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 →