IFWEA welcomes new affiliate Ibtikar from Palestine

IFWEA welcomes new affiliate Ibtikar from Palestine

Ibtikar has joined IFWEA as an affiliate. Ibtikar is a Palestinian NGO that offers innovative youth programmes, corporate training, and consulting services to foster social innovation and entrepreneurship in the community. The overall objective of Ibtikar is to promote the education of social innovation in Palestine and provide Palestinian youth with a safe space in…

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Important message from IFWEA Secretary General Sahra Ryklief regarding Covid-19/Coronavirus

Important message from IFWEA Secretary General Sahra Ryklief regarding Covid-19/Coronavirus

Dear IFWEA Affiliates; Executive Committee Members; Global Knowledge Community, As we face a global pandemic that threatens our communities, organisations and families, I wanted to let you know how we are approaching the situation at the IFWEA Secretariat. In the interest of the public health imperative and in line with recommendations from the South African…

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INDONESIA: FSPMI calls for international solidarity for Indonesia workers

INDONESIA: FSPMI calls for international solidarity for Indonesia workers

The Federation of Indonesia Metalworkers Union (FSPMI), the most prominent federation within the Indonesian Trade Union Confederation (KSPI) is opposing anti-worker labour law amendments proposed by the Indonesia government. New regulations, known as the “omnibus” law bills, focus on five issues including minimum wage, severance pay and working hours, among other things. They have been…

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FINLAND: Collective bargaining process in the technology sector suspended

FINLAND: Collective bargaining process in the technology sector suspended

FINLAND: Collective bargaining process in the technology sector suspended By Milla Leppänen, IFWEA Secretariat intern Negotiations within the technology sector have not reached a new two year agreement since beginning in August 2019. The existing agreement expired on 31 October 2019. The suspension of negotiations is not preferred but is necessary, as the negotiating parties…

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