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 →

2018 Oct 06
October 6, 2018

Making women in leadership a norm

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This combination of pictures created on 7 November, 2016 shows women leaders of the world at the time. (AFP Photo) For every 100 men in leadership positions at the managerial level and above globally, there are fewer than 40 women in positions of a similar level. In Asia Pacific, the ratio falls to around 25.. 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 →