Union Aid Abroad has over 40 training projects, working through 30 separate project partners in 15 countries, assisting many different communities in Southeast Asia, the Pacific, the Middle East, Southern Africa and the Caribbean. Support for these projects comes from many individual union members throughout Australia, the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), unions and workplaces, as well as from the Australian government aid agency, DFAT.
Under President Duterte, there’s been a surge in strikes and pickets in the Philippines with workers demanding an end to short-term contractualization.read more
Other OECD countries fund trade union development as part of their overseas aid budget. Why doesn’t Australia? Here are five things you should know about Australian funding for Trade Union Developmentread more
KMU represents more than 115,000 workers in the Philippines. KMU’s aim is to advance the commitment of workers and organisers to the trade union movement.read more