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Global trade union movement expresses solidarity with refugees at 4th ITUC World Congress
Author: International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Published on: 7 December 2018
"Global Union Movement Says Refugees Welcome", 5 December 2018
The global trade union movement stands with the world’s 68 million refugees. While on a visit to Malmö, Sweden, trade union delegates from around the world demonstrated their support for the equal treatment of refugees and migrants so people are not exploited.
“Trade unions stand again racism and xenophobia, and stand for migrants and refugees... We stand united against the forces that drive people to flee their homes. Further marginalising the world’s most vulnerable cannot be the answer. Refugees are welcome in our workplaces and our communities, and we demand the guarantee of equal treatment, including full protection and rights under labour law” said Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, ITUC...
The visit to Malmö was organised in the context of the 4th ITUC World Congress...