International Labor Groups & Publications

http://www.clc-ctc.ca/ Canadian Labor Congress has much to proffer labor learning and organizing South of the border.

http://www.fairlabor.org/labor-standards Fair Labor Association fights for and seeks to insure proper definition and promulgation of decent standards in the world’s workplaces.

http://www.uniglobalunion.org/about-us Global Union acts as a “services and skills” sector union of over 900 worldwide organizations and unions.

http://www.ilo.org/global/lang–en/index.htm International Labor Organization is the United Nations Department of Labor.

http://www.laborrights.org/international-labor-organization-overview International Labor Rights Forum is an ongoing project of the ILO that focuses on explicating and giving advice about defending workers’ rights.

http://www.itu.int/en/about/Pages/default.aspx International Telecommunications Union; less a labor group than a level-playing-field media watchdog, this organization does have various connections with or similarities of interest to transnational labor collectives of one sort or another.

http://www.ituc-csi.org/ Internationa Trade Union Confederation focuses on worldwide lobbying and research and action in favor of labor rights, union rights, and worker power.

http://www.itfglobal.org/ International Transport Workers Federation centers on the key areas of air, sea, and rail travel that is multinational and intercontinental, including work at the world’s seaports and other entry points.

http://www.uia.org/ Union of International Associations is a research center and network for understanding and tracking international NGO’s and other sorts of groups.

http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/ Universal Declaration of Human Rights; Articles 22-25, dealing with unions and work-related matters, are especially noteworthy.

http://www.dol.gov/ilab/programs/oir/ILO.htm U.S. DOL Bureau of International Labor Affairs represents the U.S. face toward the ILO and other organizations concerned with workers and work.

http://www.un.org/rights/50/carta.htm A Fiftieth Anniversary assessment of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that views the process as a “Magna Carta for all humanity,” this text summarizes the vision and ideals of internationalist thinking about decent standards of life and relationship everywhere.

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