At the International Labour Organization's conference in Geneva the president of Kenya's Central Organization of Trade Unions, Francis Atwoli, called for a just transition for workers while countries react to climate change.
The International Transport Workers Federation, the ITF, has been hearing more about suicides amongst seafarers and so it is embarking on a major study to determine the extent of the problem. A report featuring Kimberly Karlshoej the head of the ITF's Seafarers Trust
As the US withdraws from the crucial Paris climate change agreement the international labour movement is pushing for a just transition for workers as the world tries to build greener, more sustainable economies.
How LGBT people are discriminated against in the workplace
Palestinian prisoners in Israeli are on an indefinite hunger strike to protest inhumane treatment.
Before it was caught cheating on emissions Volkswagen supported the right of workers at its Chattanooga, US, plant to unionize with the United Autoworkers (UAW). Now it's turned viciously anti-union.
Community chapters are key to union growth. A RadioLabour interview with the Director of Organizing at Canada's UNIFOR union, John Aman.
Engaging with workers in the community can help unions recruit new members. A RadioLabour report featuring the Secretary of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions, Sam Huggard.
Labour movement has declared 2017 as a year to fight corporate greed. A RadioLabour interview with the General-Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, Sharan Burrow.
The future of work and how can it be made fair to workers. A report featuring Philip Jennings, the General Secretary of UNI - the global union for skills and services.
The global union Public Services International has started a campaign aimed at promoting universal public health coverage for all. A RadioLabour interview with PSI General-Secretary Rosa Pavanelli
The UK's Trades Union Congress has a programme to help workers and employers address mental health issues. A report featuring Beth Farhat, the TUC's Northern Regional Secretary
At the 2017 conference of the UN's Commission on the Status of Women unionists argued for increased unionization of women.
How labour is fighting privatization of water systems. An interview with David Boys, Deputy Secretary General of Public Services International.
The International Olympic Committee has been pressured by labour unions and other organizations to put respect for human rights in the contracts signed by cities hosting the Games. A RadioLabour interview with Brendan Schwab, the head of UNI World Athletes
The International Trade Union Confederation is accusing Qatar of falsifying reports about slave-like conditions of migrant workers in the country.
A hundred thousand teachers, public workers and others have been fired in Turkey. Trade unionists are being attacked as terrorists. A RadioLabour interview with Kemal Özkan, Assistant General Secretary of IndustriALL global union.
On March 8, International Women's Day, women and men around the world demonstrated against the misogynist policies of right-wing politicians such as Donald Trump. A RadioLabour special report featuring the General-Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, Sharan Burrow.
The global unions UNI and IndustriALL have negotiated an agreement with the Bangladeshi government to stop its attacks on unions in the garment sector and release jailed unionists. A RadioLabour interview with Valter Sanches, IndustriALL's General Secretary.
The president of the American Federation of Teachers, Randi Weingarten warns that the policies of US President Donald Trump are attacks on fundamental human rights.
The Norway-based company DNO has illegally fired 175 Yemeni workers without pay. A RadioLabour interview with Espen Løken, the head of secretariat of Norway's Industri Energi.
The Inter-American Court on Human Rights has ordered Brazil to compensate 125 workers who were treated as slaves. A RadioLabour report with ITUC General-Secretary, Sharan Burrow.
There are 11 million undocumented migrant workers in the United States. US president Donald Trump has called for their deportation. A RadioLabour special report featuring the president of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka.
Top corporate and government leaders are attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 17-20, 2017. A RadioLabour interview with Valter Sanches, the General Secretary of the global union IndustriALL
The International Transport Workers Federation - the ITF - is campaigning to warn workers about the huge Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA).
A UN conference has again refused to list chrysotile asbestos as a dangerous substance. A RadioLabour report featuring Brian Kohler, the Director of health, safety and sustainability for the global union IndustriALL
Fred van Leeuwen, the General Secretary of Education International, condems the rise of right-wing parties and their effect on education and society.
The International Declaration of Human Rights declares that all workers have a right to join a union. A RadioLabour special report featuring Eleanor Roosevelt and the ITUC's General-Secretary, Sharan Burrow
In September 2014 43 young student teachers were murdered in Mexico. Six labour organizations have jointly filed a complaint with the UN’s Human Rights Council. A RadioLabour interview with Louis Malfaro, the President of the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers.
Pray for the Dead- A Musical Tale of Morgues, Moguls and Mutiny, is a new play for and about workers and unions by Gene Bruskin
Bridge Interational Academies is a for-profit corporation which undermines public education in developing countries. A RadioLabour interview with Angelo Gavrielatos, the Projects Director of Education International.