The World Federation of Trade Unions, the oldest and more historical international trade union organization, representing 105 million workers in 130 countries of the 5 continents expresses its solidarity with the working people of Zimbabwe in their struggle to gain basic social and economic rights.

The workers have been demanding a decent standard of living, improved wages and the right to health, education and employment from their government.

Workers should not shoulder the blame by governments that gets entangled in the mechanisms of bourgeoisie state management, promoting disastrous neoliberal policies, in order to appease international finance capital.

Workers have the right to protest against the impact of neoliberal policies...

After Washington’s meddling and unilateralist announcement imposing unilateral coercive measures on Zimbabwe, Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Jorge Arreaza expressed his solidarity with the African people and Government as he rejected and described these measures as “illegal, arbitrary and inhumane.”

“From Venezuelan we reject the...

UNI Global Union condemns in the strongest terms the labelling of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) as a terrorist organization and demands an end to the persecution of trade unionists and activists in Zimbabwe.

ZCTU was branded a terrorist organization by Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party spokesperson Patrick Chinamasa last week, along with main opposition party, the MDC...

During their prolonged trial, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions’ (ZCTU) General Secretary Japhet Moyo and President Peter Mutasa were called to appear before judges no less than 19 times. All charges were eventually dropped, notably following international trade union pressure, including through diplomatic channels and through mobilisations outside Zimbabwe’s embassies. However, many grassroots...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, representing 92 million workers in every corner of the world stands on the side of the striking nurses in Zimbabwe. The vice-president of Zimbabwe announced that: ““Government has decided in the interest of patients and of saving lives to discharge all the striking nurses with immediate effect” when thousands of nurses were fired.

The...