Propose amendments to their unions’ constitutions to accept migrant workers as members, discuss portability of union membership and social protection, initiate or reinforce union to union and other stakeholders’ cooperation, and push for the ratification of ILO migration conventions (C97, C143, C181, C189). These were among the common priorities that participants identified in the recently.. read more →

Dialogues with the ASEAN Committee on Migrant Workers (ACMW) and Governments of ASEAN Member States, lobbying of governments on key priority issues and promotion of services to migrant workers and their employers highlighted the key areas of joint actions between the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) in their.. read more →

A new digital platform helps migrant workers resolve their inquiries and complaints about working overseas. 18 December 2018 – To provide migrant workers greater access to justice, the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) relaunched the ATUC Information System (ATIS) for Migrant Workers during the International Migrants Day. “ATIS helps migrant workers resolve their inquiries and.. read more →

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 →

After months of deliberation, Nepal and Malaysia have reached closer to a landmark deal as both the governments have agreed on a draft of the labour agreement that will relieve Nepali workers from paying fees for jobs in Malaysia. The upcoming agreement will be the first such deal between the countries in 14 years of.. read more →