23 April 2020
Sharan Burrow, ITUC General Secretary, calls on the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers at their meeting on Covid-19 to co-ordinate a global response with G20 support and leadership:
This is a time for social dialogue to be strengthened to resolve problems, not an opportunity to attack labour laws.
The climate emergency is as urgent as it was before this pandemic and just transition measures are needed to respond to that emergency. Now the critical issue of universal access to health must be included.