The Congress of the European Trade Union Congress is taking place in Vienna. Union representatives from 90 national union organisations in 38 countries have gathered to shape the future of Europe's workers, focusing on fair wages, social justice and democracy. by Monika Arvidsson
Recently Ellen Nygren from the LO International Department took part in a field mission to Lebanon and Jordan in order to learn about the activities pursued by the ILO in the Middle East, with the aim of labour market integration of Syrian refugees and improved working conditions for migrant workers
The president of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation LO, Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson, comments on the four-party deal hammered out to give the Social Democrats another term in government, fearing it will increase inequality and undermine labour relations.