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Workers

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Organizations relating to Workers

European Trade Union Education Network
International Amalgamation of Unions of Automobile and Farm Machinery Workers
United Cement, Lime and Gypsum Workers International Union / Est. 1939
European Kodak Workers Conference
International Association of Workers in the Electrical Industry
International Family Centre / Est. 1974
Nordic Federation of Building and Wood Workers / Est. 1952
Inter-syndicale des pharmaciens d'Afrique
Nordic Singer and Musician Workers Association / Est. 1947
Federation of Associations and Unions of the International Civil Service
Standing Committee of Trade Unions of the Graphic Industry / Est. 1961
World Union of Jewish Workers
Trade Unions International of Agricultural, Forestry and Plantation Workers / Est. 1949
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers / Est. 1896
International Centre for Workers' Education / Est. 1935
Organisation of African Trade Union Unity / Est. 1973
International Association of Workers Movement Study Centres
Aluminium, Brick and Glass Workers International Union / Est. 1981
Trade Union Eurocontrol Maastricht
International Federation of Trade Unions of Audio-Visual Workers / Est. 1975
International Peasant Union / Est. 1921
World Automobile Trade Union Council / Est. 1966
International Brotherhood of Firemen and Oilers / Est. 1898
Syndicat européen d'étude et de financement
European Council of Police Unions / Est. 1988

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World Problems relating to Workers

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Dictatorship of the majority
Health risks to workers in agricultural and livestock production
Restrictions on employment of foreigners
Trade unionism
Unprotected migrant workers
Unmet demand for unskilled workers
Migrant labour
Strikes
Non-payment of workers' compensation
Work-related injury
Workers uninterested in production
Xenophobia
Unethical practice of health professionals
Lack of skilled workers
Prostitution
Unproductive subsistence agriculture
Redundancy of workers
Intimidation in the workplace
Disadvantages of homeworking employees
Criminalization of prostitution
Neglect of worker health
Violation of right of workers to join trade unions
Involuntary student unionism
Exploitation in employment
Violation of dignity of human work

Action Strategies relating to Workers

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting workers
Preventing occupational accidents
Eliminating abusive child labour
Promoting equality of opportunity for migrant workers
Expanding trade union participation in sustainable development
Using agroecology
Outsourcing government regulatory responsibilities
Monitoring employment
Generating employment
Liberating women worker's economics
Furnishing production forces
Assisting immigrant families
Supporting voluntary organizations
Employing the disabled
Training workers
Providing workers with information needed to participate effectively in environmental decision-making
Creating unemployment models
Combating discrimination in employment
Increasing basic labour mobility
Offering flexible employment
Researching clerical work
Improving conditions of immigrant labourers
Supervising application of standards of workers rights
Promoting observance of international labour standards
Sacking workers

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