Trade unions globally protest union-busting ‘green’ company Ørsted

Unions affiliated to the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the International Dockworkers Council (IDC) will deliver a letter today to key Ørsted offices, and organise protests in key ports in North America, Europe, Australia and the UK. Ørsted US has failed to negotiate in good faith, breaking promises to workers and union members represented by the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) in New London, Connecticut.

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20 Sep 2023

Investors divest from Wizz Air over its poor performance on labour rights

Danish pension fund Akademiker Pension announced today that they had sold their shares in the London-listed low-cost carrier Wizz Air, after the company failed to convince them that it was taking meaningful actions to address ongoing concerns about how it treats its workers.
Livia Spera, General Secretary of the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF), commented: “These investors called Wizz Air out for their poor performance back in October 2021, yet it took almost three months for the company to meet them to discuss why Wizz Air does not recognise unions.”

7 Feb 2022

Romania: Stop union-busting in Bucharest metro!

Join us in telling Metrorex and the Romanian government they must respect basic labour rights: collective bargaining and social dialogue! Say no to union busting in Bucharest metro! Sign our LabourStart campaign!       

1 Jul 2021