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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Organizations relating to Workers

International Amalgamation of Unions of Automobile and Farm Machinery Workers / Moscow, Russia
Nordic Federation of Building and Wood Workers / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1952
Nordic Singer and Musician Workers Association / Sandefjord, Norway / Est. 1947
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1896
Organisation of African Trade Union Unity / Algiers, Algeria / Est. 1973
Trade Union Eurocontrol Maastricht / Beek, Netherlands
International Brotherhood of Firemen and Oilers / Est. 1898
European Council of Police Unions / Lisbon, Portugal / Est. 1988
United Food and Commercial Workers Union / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1979
Zgromadzenie Braci Slug Maryi Niepokalanej / Nowe Miasto nad Pilica, Poland / Est. 1885
Danish Trade Union Council for International Development Cooperation / Copenhagen, Denmark / Est. 1987
International Collective in Support of Fishworkers / Chennai, India / Est. 1986
International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1888
Convention Concerning Equal Remuneration for Men and Women Workers for Work of Equal Value / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1951
United Hatters, Cap and Millinery Workers International Union / Est. 1934
International Association of Unions of Architects / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1992
International Labor Rights Forum / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1986
European Convention on the Legal Status of Migrant Workers / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1977
International Workers\' Compensation Foundation / Ormond Beach FL, USA / Est. 1988
International Confederation of Trade Unions of Workers in the Oil and Gas Industries, and Construction Workers in the Oil and Gas Complex / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1992
Lutheran Braille Workers / Yucaipa CA, USA / Est. 1943
International Council of Employers of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers / Pittsburgh PA, USA / Est. 1987
Convention Concerning Sickness Insurance for Agricultural Workers / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1927
Global Labour Institute / Carouge, Switzerland / Est. 1997
Trade Unions International of Public and Allied Employees / Kolkata, India / Est. 1949

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World Problems relating to Workers

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Abusive workplace surveillance
Discrimination against women in employment
Lack of skilled manpower in rural areas
Dishonest employees
Substance abuse at work
Discrimination against women executives
Disparity between workers skills and job requirements
Violation of trade union rights
Discrimination against men in employment
Exploitation of casual workers
Drug abuse at work
Denial of the right of trade union association
Banned trade unions
Occupational hazards of female workers
Discrimination against immigrants and aliens
Abusive traffic in immigrant workers
Unethical practices by employees
Forced relocation of peasants onto marginal lands
Disadvantages of homeworking employees
Unethical practice of health professionals
Work-related injury

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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