Manila, Philippines – As initial engagement with the ASEAN Senior Labor Officials Meeting (SLOM), the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) met the SLOM Chair, U Myo Aung from Myanmar, and handed the ATUC Kuala Lumpur Declaration on the ASEAN Agreement on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Workers on 4 May.. read more →

  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – “The draft ASEAN Agreement on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Workers should be built on the basis of the ILO Conventions and relevant international instruments, in harmony with the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work,” said Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) General Secretary Gopal.. read more →

The ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC), during its parallel meeting for the 26th ASEAN Summit on 22-23 April 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, adopted the Kuala Lumpur Declaration on the ASEAN Agreement on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Workers. Taking into consideration current labor market realities in the Association of Southeast Asian.. read more →

10-12 December 2014, Jakarta, Indonesia The ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) with the assistance of the LO-FTF Council, the Danish trade union council for international development co-operation, through the ITUC – Asia Pacific reviewed policy options for trade unions in the bilateral and regional free trade agreements (BRFTAs). Learning from union experiences in the North.. read more →

29-30 November 2014, Yangon, Myanmar With the assistance of the ITUC-Asia Pacific, 25 representatives from the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) witnessed the historical Second Congress of the Federation of Trade Unions Myanmar (FTUM) after a lengthy struggle for union and workers’ rights recognition in the country. Brother Khalid Bin Atan, ATUC President, extolled the.. read more →