ETUC action to promote LGBT workers’ rights in Europe. Salvatore Marra , CGIL / ETUC Empowering Unions to reach key populations IAC 2014 - Melbourne, 20 July 2014. The Seville Manifesto. XI ETUC Congress (2007)
Salvatore Marra, CGIL / ETUC
Empowering Unions to reach key populations
IAC 2014 - Melbourne, 20 July 2014
Trade union actions to organise and promote equal rights, respect and dignity for workers regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity
5 Confederations are very active
12 take action but not on a regular basis
Involvement in projects, trainings, awareness raising activities (often with NGOs)…
Most of ourmembers are not active
ETUC Resolution on LGBT rights
Adopted by the ExecutiveCommittee
The Netherlands (FNV)
Sweden (SACO, LO, TCO)
Sectors: Germany (Ver.di); UK (Unite, NUT, Unison); Ireland (PSEU, INTO); Poland (ZNP) …. And others….
At the last ETUC Congress in Athens (May 2011) it was agreed to continue to work against any form of discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity.