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by IDWFED published May 03, 2016 05:09 PM
IDWF Statement on the May Day 2017: Uniting for a World of Democracy, Human Rights and Social Justice for all

IDWF Statement on the May Day 2017: Uniting for a World of Democracy, Human Rights and Social Justice for all

by IDWFED — last modified May 01, 2017 01:34 AM

International Workers' Day, celebrated on the First of May, commemorates the historic struggle of working people throughout the world.

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Bangladesh: DWRN organised a Gathering and Rally of domestic workers on May Day

Bangladesh: DWRN organised a Gathering and Rally of domestic workers on May Day

May 01, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Dhaka, Bangladesh,by IDWFED

The Domestic Workers Rights Network-DWRN, Bangladesh organised a Gathering and Rally of domestic workers on May Day 2016 in front of National Press Club, Dhaka.

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Global: Domestic workers on 2016 May Day

Global: Domestic workers on 2016 May Day

May 01, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Domestic workers from around the world on May Day 2016!

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May day International labour day 2016

May day International labour day 2016

by Yim Sothy — last modified Jan 20, 2017 02:15 AM

This mornng CDWN join Campaing with Soridarity house Particpaint 1500 We need Labour law and social Protection and Trand Union law to all the Justice all Workers in Cambodia

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Nepal: HUN members rally for May Day

Nepal: HUN members rally for May Day

May 01, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

HUN organized Rally program on the eve of International May Day, four hundred members of HUN were participated in the rally, they were specially from domestic workers.

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Domestic workers on 2015 May Day

Domestic workers on 2015 May Day

May 01, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AM Global,by IDWFED

Demanding dignity for domestic workers and all workers on May Day!

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Bangladesh: the government has initiative to bring domestic workers under labour code, Minister Menon said

by Fish Ip — last modified May 03, 2016 06:10 PM

Minister Rashed Khan Menon joined domestic workers on May Day. He said that the government has taken the initiative to bring the country's 14 million domestic workers under labor law.

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Trinidad & Tobago: NUDE calls for meeting with the Minister of Labour

Trinidad & Tobago: NUDE calls for meeting with the Minister of Labour

by IDWFED — last modified May 03, 2016 06:10 PM

A letter was delivered to the Minister of Labour, Errol McLeod, by Ida Le Blanc, General Secretary of the National Union of Domestic Employees (NUDE) on May Day 2014, during the picket of the office of the Minister Of Labour organized by the National Workers Union.

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Hong Kong: Domestic Workers ask for change on the May Day

Hong Kong: Domestic Workers ask for change on the May Day

May 01, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Domestic Workers in Hong Kong ask for change on the International Workers' Day. Check out what they are trying to say!

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Thailand: Domestic Workers are workers! Decent Work for ALL!

Thailand: Domestic Workers are workers! Decent Work for ALL!

May 01, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Our affiliate, Network of Thai Domestic Workers, they are calling for the ratification of C189 on the International Workers' Day!

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Costa Rica: ASTRADOMES march on the May Day

Costa Rica: ASTRADOMES march on the May Day

May 01, 2013 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

IDWF affiliate, ASTRADOMES from Costa Rica, in the 2014 May Day march.

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Mozambique: SINED union action on May Day

Mozambique: SINED union action on May Day

May 01, 2014 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

SINED union in Mozambique marching during the May day. Main theme was campaign for ratification of C189.

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Mayday for domestic Workers: Why the demand for domestic workers' rights must be heard

Mayday for domestic Workers: Why the demand for domestic workers' rights must be heard

by IDWFED — last modified May 03, 2016 06:10 PM

More than half of all work carried out by the world's population is domestic care work. So this International Workers Day on 1 May, maybe it's a good time to ask: why do domestic workers have so few rights? And why is no one speaking up about it?

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Hong Kong: Domestic Workers' May Day Statement

Hong Kong: Domestic Workers' May Day Statement

by IDWFED — last modified May 03, 2016 05:12 PM

Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers' Unions (FADWU), as one of the important labour force in Hong Kong, joins May Day Rally today and hopes to convey a message that, no matter migrant workers and local workers, should be treated with justice and equal rights.

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Mexico: CONLACTRAHO elected new leadership & adopted a 4-year Action Plan

Mexico: CONLACTRAHO elected new leadership & adopted a 4-year Action Plan

from May 01, 2012 08:00 AM to May 06, 2012 07:59 AM Mexico,by IDWFED

CONLACTRAHO, the regional organization of domestic workers organizations in Latin America and the Caribbeans held its 6th Congress in Mexico City on May 1 – 5, 2012. It concluded by adopting a 4-year Action Plan and elected a new leadership.

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Global: Domestic workers call to ratify C189 on the May Day

Global: Domestic workers call to ratify C189 on the May Day

by IDWFED — last modified May 03, 2016 06:22 PM

On May Day unions, non-governmental organizations and religious groups worldwide called on their governments to ratify the ILO Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers.

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Latin American & Caribbean: 6th CONLACTRAHO Congress and Regional Seminar

by IDWFED — last modified May 03, 2016 06:22 PM

The secretariat of the Latin American and Caribbean Confederation of Domestic Workers (CONLACTRAHO) has the honor to invite to participate in the “6th Congress and Regional Seminar”, which will be carried out from the 1 to the 5 of May 2012 in Mexico.

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Hong Kong: May Day Rally for Adoption of ILO Convention on Domestic Workers

Hong Kong: May Day Rally for Adoption of ILO Convention on Domestic Workers

May 01, 2011 from 08:00 AM to 07:59 AMby IDWFED

Every year on May Day, domestic workers join HKCUT rally. 2011 May day is a special May Day for us. One month later, member states of International Labour Organization (ILO) will vote at the 100th session of International Labour Conference on the adoption of an ILO convention on domestic workers. This will be the first time that domestic workers are declared internationally as workers. We should enjoy labour rights and should be treated equally with other workers.

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USA: TUCA Publishes Support for Domestic Workers

by IDWFED — last modified May 03, 2016 06:20 PM

On May 1 women workers in the Americas mobilized to demand from governments and business the responses needed to assure passage of the new agreement “Decent Work for Domestic Workers” at the next International Labour Conference.

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Asia: Joint Declaration on Celebrating May Day 2010 as "Asian Domestic Workers' Day"

Asia: Joint Declaration on Celebrating May Day 2010 as "Asian Domestic Workers' Day"

by IDWFED — last modified May 03, 2016 05:10 PM

“We are not begging for special treatment. We, domestic workers, are claiming our basic rights. We are demanding equal treatment and proper recognition as workers and members of society. We will continue to fight abuses and exploitation. We want freedom from slavery.” - Sringatin, Chairperson, Federation of Asian Domestic Workers’ Union (FADWU, Hong Kong)

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