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Organizations relating to Workers

World Federation of Trade Unions / Athens, Greece / Est. 1945
Trade Unions International of Public and Allied Employees / Est. 1949
Education International / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1993
International Transport Workers' Federation / London, UK / Est. 1896
Trade Union International of Chemical, Energy, Metal, Oil and Allied Industries
Building and Wood Workers' International / Carouge, Switzerland / Est. 2005
International Federation of Musicians / Paris, France / Est. 1948
Trades Union International of Workers in the Building, Wood, Building Materials and Allied Industries / Nicosia, Cyprus / Est. 1949
Trade Unions International of Transport, Fisheries and Communication / Est. 1953
UNI Global Union / Nyon, Switzerland / Est. 2000
Fédération internationale syndicale de l'enseignement / Est. 1946
World Organization of Workers / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1921
International Federation of Workers' Education Associations / Cape Town, South Africa / Est. 1947
Trade Unions International of Agriculture, Food, Commerce, Textile and Allied Industries / Montreuil, France / Est. 1996
International Federation of Employees in Public Services / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1930
International Workers and Amateurs in Sports Confederation / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1913
International Workers' Association / Oslo, Norway / Est. 1866
World Federation of Scientific Workers / Mont-Saint-Aignan, France / Est. 1946
UMEC-WUCT / Rome, Italy / Est. 1910
World Movement of Christian Workers / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1961
International Federation of Actors / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1952
North Star Alliance / Utrecht, Netherlands / Est. 2006
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
Organisation of African Trade Union Unity / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1973
European Council of Police Unions / Paris, France / 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
Coordinadora Latinoamericano de Sindicatos Bananeros en Agroindustriales / La Lima, Honduras / Est. 1993
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
Nordic Organization of Workers' Educational Associations / Stockholm, Sweden
International Confederation of Arab Trade Unions / Damascus, Syrian AR / Est. 1956
International Organisation of Agro-Industrial Trade Unions / Moscow, Russia
Nordens Fackliga Samorganisation / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1972
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
Consultative Council of Cultural Workers' Unions / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1992
International Federation of ACLI / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1996
European Confederation of Independent Trade Unions / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1990
International Confederation of Health Workers' Unions / Moscow, Russia
Union of Finance Personnel in Europe / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1963
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
Nordiska Transportarbetarefederationen / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1908
Federation of University Workers Unions of Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico / León, Nicaragua / Est. 1975
Baltic Architects Unions Association
Federación de Trabajadores Latinoamericanos del Comercio, Oficinas y Empresas Privadas de Servicios / Caracas, Venezuela

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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
Criminalization of prostitution
Discrimination in employment against immigrant workers
Occupational hazards to workers in small industries
Denial of the right of trade union association
Unprotected migrant workers
Substance abuse at work
Drug abuse at work
Dishonest employees
Denial of right to collective bargaining
Worker maladjustment to technology
Vulnerability of frontier workers
Discrimination against part-time work
Unproductive subsistence agriculture
Unfair competition from convict-made goods
Forced relocation of peasants onto marginal lands
Unrepresentativeness of trade unions
Disadvantages of homeworking employees
Hazards to young people at work
Occupational hazards of male workers

Action Strategies relating to Workers

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Preventing occupational accidents
Promoting observance of international labour standards
Working from home
Strengthening role of workers and trade unions
Promoting equality of opportunity for migrant workers
Improving working conditions of salaried employees
Protecting workers against excessive working hours
Operating temporary work business
Reducing disincentives to hire workers
Offering flexible employment
Improving earnings of workers
Creating worker-owned businesses
Protecting homeworkers
Eliminating abusive child labour
Undermining trade unions
Employing women workers
Adapting work to an ageing workforce
Promoting social and economic progress in the maritime industry
Promotion of rights of indigenous tribal workers
Ensuring freedom of association for workers
Using part-time employees
Improving worker cooperation with multinational enterprises
Strengthening cooperation among scientists, extension workers and users

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