International Workers' Day celebrated on the First of May commemorates the historic struggle of working people throughout the world. It is also recognition of the Global Workers Movement and people unite to express their international solidary.
Over 60 senior officials from eThekwini Municipality attended MILE’s 11th Management Seminar hosted in partnership with the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) at the Durban City Hall on 14 February 2013.
WIEGO and SEWA members were among the participants.
Lunching in a Harvard Square restaurant, Martha Alter Chen '65 comes across as a typical American professor, with her thick white hair, glasses and an academic's precise use of language. But her mild-mannered appearance is protective coloration for a self-described economic anthropologist whose life and work are embedded in another culture.
AAPS Project Coordinator Dr Nancy Odendaal travelled to Durban (South Africa) recently to give input to a Women in Informal Employent: Gloablizing and Organizing (WIEGO) workshop on occupational health and safety and informal work.
As part of efforts to protect vulnerable groups against abuses, a Stakeholders Forum on the Working Conditions of Street Vendors, Head Porters and Domestic Workers, yesterday, took place in Accra. It was organised by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in collaboration with the Women in Informal Employment Globalising and Organising (WIEGO).
A delegation representing street/market vendors, homebased workers and waste pickers are at the World Urban Forum to draw attention to the benefits of inclusive cities – those cities that tap into the immense power of workers in informal employment.