IUF Asia-Pacific unions give priority to the challenge of precarious employment

Delegates at the IUF Asia/Pacific Regional Conference resolved to increase support to campaigns in all IUF sectors, similar to past successes that led to permanent jobs, increased union membership and improved working conditions. In one of the most inspiring and most representative IUF-Asia/Pacific Regional Conference ever, 68 delegates from 52 affiliated unions from 14 countries

Brewery workers in Pakistan roll back casualization

On November 25, 2011, the Murree Brewery Workers’ Union in Islamabad, Pakistan, signed a collective agreement that brought significant increases in wages and new benefits to its members, as well as permanent jobs for 26 casual workers. The Murree Brewery Workers’ Union, a member of the IUF-affiliated National Federation of Food, Beverages and Tobacco Workers

Women hotel workers in Cambodia fight illegal mass firings

Workers unfairly terminated for trade union organizing at the five star Angkor Village Hotel and Angkor Village Botanical Resort Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia, are fighting for their rights, their jobs, and their union – and need your support. The IUF-affiliated Cambodian Tourism and Service Workers’ Federation (CTSWF) assisted the workers, mostly women, in organizing

Withdrawal of Court Case Against Union-Busting Turtle Island Resort Raises Eyebrows in Fiji

(above) The National Union of Catering, Hospitality, and Tourism Industries Employees (NUCHTIE) organized a protest at Turtle Island in September 2003. The placards at state, “Turtle Staff Association is a Sell Out of Workers’ Rights and Freedoms”, ” Stop the Rot, Treat Us Fairly”, “Stop the Intimidation and Harassment of the Indigenous Community” and “Richard