Since 2008 the ITUC has been organising the World Day for Decent Work (WDDW) on 7 October. It is a day for mobilisation for all trade unions across the globe, from Fiji in the east to Hawaii in the west. Every year we have hundreds of activities in a hundred countries, carried out by millions of people.


Guy Ryder in support of the World Day for Decent Work

“The new campaign on youth unemployment launched by the ITUC for this year’s World Day for Decent Work provides a decisive moment to catalyse action,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder. “The 75 million unemployed youth around the world, more than one-third of the total unemployed, must have an opportunity to find a job. Their needs are urgent and the ILO has made youth employment a priority (...)

European Action Day for Industry: “Bring decency back to work!”

IndustriAll European Trade Union affiliates are on the move this week with planned events ranging from meetings with Ministers and petitions to governments to national and regional rallies, company level meetings and work stoppages, as well as targeted actions for the World Day for Decent Work on 7 October. Info on activities can be found here: (...)