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Organizations relating to Workers

Trades Union International of Workers in the Building, Wood, Building Materials and Allied Industries / Nicosia, Cyprus / Est. 1949
International Amalgamation of Unions of Automobile and Farm Machinery Workers / Moscow, Russia
Nordic Federation of Building and Wood Workers / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1952
Nordiska Arbetarsångar- och Musikerförbundet / Sandefjord, Norway / Est. 1947
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
Coordinadora de Centrales Sindicales del Cono Sur / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1986
International Organisation of Trade Unions of Educational and Scientific Workers / Moscow, Russia
Confederation of Unions of Workers in Commerce, Restaurants, Consumers' Cooperatives and Various Forms of Business / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1992
International Confederation of Arab Trade Unions / Damascus, Syrian AR / Est. 1956
International Organisation of Agro-Industrial Trade Unions / Moscow, Russia
International Community of Defence Industry Workers' Unions / Moscow, Russia
International Association of Fishing Industry Workers' Unions / Moscow, Russia
Confederación Latinoamericana de Cooperativas y Mutuales de Trabajadores / San Antonio de Los Altos, Venezuela / Est. 1975
International Confederation of Health Workers' Unions / Moscow, Russia
Federación Latinoamericana de Trabajadores de las Industrias Metalúrgicas, Mecanicas y Mineras / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1991
International Association of Textile and Light Industry Workers' Unions / Moscow, Russia
International Trade Union Alliance of Public Utilities, Local Industry and Services Workers / Moscow, Russia
Confederación Latinoamericana de Trabajadores Jubilados, Pensionados y Adultos Mayores / Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep / Est. 1987
Federation of Timber and Related Industries Workers' Unions of the Commonwealth of Independent States / Moscow, Russia
International Organisation of Metalworkers' Unions / Moscow, Russia
International Association of Civil Aviation Workers' Unions / Baku, Azerbaijan
International Confederation of Joint Venture Workers' Unions / Moscow, Russia
Trade Union International of Workers in Geology, Geodesy and Cartography / Moscow, Russia
International Confederation of Construction and Building Materials Industry Workers' Unions / Moscow, Russia
International Organisation of Communications Workers' Unions / Moscow, Russia
Nordic Engineer Officers' Federation / Copenhagen, Denmark / Est. 1919
Syndicat international du décolletage / Cluses, France / Est. 1963
Coordinadora Latinoamericana de Trabajadores de los Servicios Públicos / Bogota, Colombia / Est. 1968
Service- og Tjenestebranchens Union i Norden / Stockholm, Sweden
International Trade Union "Elektroprofsoyuz" / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1991
International Association of Trade Unions of Workers in Scientific Research and Production Cooperatives and Enterprises / Moscow, Russia
Justice in Motion / Brooklyn NY, USA / Est. 2005
Confederación Panamericana del Deporte de los Trabajadores / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 1993
Nordens Offentliganställdas Fackliga Samorganisation / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1968
Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions / Centurion, South Africa
Asian Peasant Coalition / Quezon City, Philippines / Est. 2003
Union syndicale du service public européen / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1973
Pan American Federation of Arts, Mass Media and Entertainment Unions / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1991
Pan-European Regional Council / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2007
ASEAN Trade Union Council / Quezon City, Philippines
Committee on Migrant Workers / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2004
International Centre for Trade Union Rights / London, UK / Est. 1987
Staff Union of the International Labour Office / Geneva, Switzerland
UNIDO Staff Union / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1967
Fédération de l'Union Européenne des Consuls Honoraires / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2004
European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2001
Global Union Federations / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1913
Internationale des organisations culturelles ouvrières / Hannover, Germany / Est. 1926
La Via Campesina / Harare, Zimbabwe / Est. 1993
International NGO Platform on the Migrant Workers' Convention / Geneva, Switzerland

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World Problems relating to Workers

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

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

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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