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  • Title: Research Database | QUALITY PUBLIC SERVICES
    Descriptive info: You are here.. / Research Database.. Research Database.. Please contribute to building this research database.. Filter by.. Any.. Education.. Energy.. Environment.. Equity.. Health.. Migrant workers.. Municipal.. Pensions.. Precarious work.. Privatization.. Public funding.. Social services.. Taxation.. Trade union rights.. Transport.. Unemployment.. Water.. Women.. Young people.. Arabic.. English.. French.. German.. Norwegian.. Portuguese.. Russian.. Spanish.. Swedish.. Other.. Title.. Research Author.. Organisation.. Theme.. Language.. Living with economic insecurity: women in precarious work.. International Trade Union Confederation.. Precarious work,  ...   Quality Public Services, Social services, Trade union rights.. Mengapa kita membutuhkan belanja publik.. David Hall, PSIRU, University of Greenwich.. Public Services International Research Unit.. Public funding, Quality Public Services, Social services, Taxation.. Why we need public spending.. Reducing the gender pay gap.. European Federation of Public Service Unions.. Equity, Women.. The benefits of public spending.. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.. Equity, Public funding, Quality Public Services, Social services.. « first.. ‹ previous.. 1.. 2..

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  • Title: Ready, set, go! Quality Public Services - Action Now! | QUALITY PUBLIC SERVICES
    Descriptive info: / Ready, set, go! Quality Public Services - Action Now!.. Ready, set, go! Quality Public Services - Action Now!.. The Council of Global Unions Quality Public Services—Action Now! campaign officially launched 23 June 2011, United Nations Public Services Day.. Local campaign initiatives involving public and private sector unions, civil society organisations and local governments have begun in South Africa, Thailand, USA, India, Fiji, Japan, Lebanon, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Ukraine, Morocco, Mauritius, Russia, Uganda, Spain, and the Netherlands.. Join us!.. Quality Public Services—Action Now! campaign launch statements in.. EN.. FR.. ES.. AR.. RU.. JP.. Council of Global Unions – Stand with Wisconsin solidarity statement.. Spain FSP-UGT statement of commitment to campaign (ES).. USA, Middle East and North Africa solidarity exchange statement.. EPSU-PSI, ETF, ETUCE, UNI Europa, European Service Workers’ Union and EFBWW endorse the Quality Public Services—Action Now! campaign.. More International Transport Workers’ Federation campaign actions..  ...   IMPACT Ireland statement.. CUPE national president Paul Moist statement in support of campaign.. More Education International campaign actions.. ei-ie.. org/en/news/news_details/1845.. Actions linked to the Quality Public Services—Action Now! campaign.. Success on the Global Day of Action for the FTT.. EPSU-PSI, Maires Nantes et Bruxelles –Taxe transactions financieres (FR).. National Nurses United rally on Wall Street.. Radio stories:.. RadioLabour feature on World Public Services Day and the Quality Public Services—Action Now! campaign.. The broadcast features an interview with Peter Waldorff, PSI general secretary and chair, Council of Global Unions:.. radiolabour.. net/waldorff-230611.. html.. RadioLabour has produced a special program on the Day of Action for the Financial Transaction Tax with an interview with John Evans, TUAC (June 22):.. net/evans-220611.. Listen to interviews about the referendum on water privatization in Italy and the struggle for trade union rights in Swaziland on June 24:.. www.. net.. Print this page..

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  • Title: Global unions launch campaign for the common good | QUALITY PUBLIC SERVICES
    Descriptive info: / Global unions launch campaign for the common good.. Global unions launch campaign for the common good.. Quality Public Services—Action Now!.. The Council of Global Unions will launch the worldwide Quality Public Services—Action Now! campaign on Thursday 23 June, United Nations Public Services Day.. The aim is to advance quality public services for all people through unprecedented coordinated solidarity action across borders.. From the American Midwest to the Middle East, Asia to Africa, Europe to South America – private and public sector unions are uniting as never before to defend and advance the quality public services that keep communities strong.. Unions are working with a wide range of allies including municipal governments and civil society groups to build sustainable economies that benefit all people – not just a select few.. In South Africa, this means local unions are working with the Durban eThekwini municipality and community partners to advance affordable housing and reliable public water, electricity, sanitation and transport services through a campaign initiated by Public Services International.. In Cape Town, this includes providing books to build public libraries in a partnership effort between Education International affiliates and the civil society organisation Equal Education.. In Bangkok, Thailand, railway workers who are members of the International Transport Workers’ Federation are marching with public sector unions to reinforce their message of protest against government privatisation plans.. In Spain, where youth unemployment is shooting past 40-percent under austerity measures imposed by the European Union and the International Monetary Fund, leading public and private sector unions are joining forces under the Quality Public Services—Action Now! banner to advance a new social and economic vision.. Solidarity exchanges between American, European, Middle Eastern and North African unions will take place in the coming weeks.. In Egypt, leaders of the American Federation of Teachers, whose members in Wisconsin have been stripped of their collective bargaining rights, will meet with the independent Egyptian unions whose call for a general strike proved to be the decisive moment in toppling their country’s corrupt regime earlier this year.. However, Egypt’s transitional military council has just banned strikes and sit-ins.. Italian trade union leaders, who are celebrating a national referendum victory that  ...   standing together on 23 June to defend the right to decent work and to reclaim public services for the common good.. “When we look around the world today, we find peace and improved equality and opportunity only in countries where strong public services provide equitable redistribution of wealth, protect democracy and deliver security, justice and decent work,” Council of Global Unions chair Peter Waldorff emphasizes.. “We need priority investment in quality public services to create jobs and stimulate sustainable economic growth and development.. Spending on clean energy, water, health care, education infrastructure and transport is an investment in our collective future.. ”.. The Quality Public Services—Action Now! campaign is guided by principles outlined in the Geneva Charter on Quality Public Services.. Of key importance, public funding must be supported by fair taxes based on ability to pay, an end to shifting taxes from corporations and the super-rich to ordinary people, and a crackdown on tax dodgers who hide their profits in foreign tax havens.. Leading up to the launch of the Quality Public Services—Action Now! campaign on 23 June, global union members are participating in the European Trade Union Confederation Day of Action on 21 June and the Global Day of Action for a Financial Transactions Tax on 22 June.. Trade unions, political and civil society partners are invited to associate their related campaigns or to start new initiatives under the Quality Public Services—Action Now! campaign banner, and are encouraged to sign on to the Geneva Charter on Quality Public Services today.. More campaign information, posters and talking points are available at.. Global Unions are international private and public sector trade union organisations working together with a shared commitment to the ideals and principles of the trade union movement.. They share a common determination to organise, to defend human rights and labour standards everywhere, and to promote the growth of trade unions for the benefit of all working women and men and their families.. Together they represent more than 175 million members worldwide.. For more information:.. org/page/who-we-are.. Attachment.. Size.. AR_QPS_campaign_launch.. pdf.. 325.. 97 KB.. EN_QPS_campaign_launch.. 307.. 66 KB.. ES_QPS_campaign_launch.. 291.. 42 KB.. FR__QPS_campaign_launch.. 306.. 98 KB.. RU_QPS_campaign_launch.. 332.. 59 KB..

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  • Title: User account | QUALITY PUBLIC SERVICES
    Descriptive info: You are here /.. User account.. / Create new account.. Create new account.. Log in.. Request new password.. Account information.. Username:.. *.. Spaces are allowed; punctuation is not allowed except for periods, hyphens, and underscores.. E-mail address:.. A valid e-mail address.. All e-mails from the system will be sent to this address.. The e-mail address is not made public and will only  ...   to receive certain news or notifications by e-mail.. Password:.. Confirm password:.. Provide a password for the new account in both fields.. Newsletter Subscriptions.. Subscribe to the QPS mailing list.. Word verification:.. (.. verify using audio.. ).. Type the characters you see in the picture above; if you can't read them, submit the form and a new image will be generated.. Not case sensitive..

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  • Title: User account | QUALITY PUBLIC SERVICES
    Descriptive info: / User account.. Enter your QUALITY PUBLIC SERVICES username.. Enter the password that accompanies your username..

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  • Title: RobinHoodTax
    Descriptive info: Published on.. Printer-friendly.. RobinHoodTax.. Themes:.. [1].. [2].. [3].. This is a global campaign for a small tax on the financial sector to raise hundreds of billions of new revenue to tackle poverty, climate change and sustainable development around the world.. The campaign has been taken up  ...   Quality Public Services-Action Now! campaign and many global unions are active supporters.. Website:.. http://robinhoodtax.. uk/.. [4].. Events.. Submit an Event.. [5].. Videos.. Submit a Video.. [6].. Source URL:.. org/campaign/robinhoodtax.. Links:.. [1] http://www.. org/category/campaign-themes-or-issues/public-funding.. [2] http://www.. org/category/campaign-themes-or-issues/quality-public-services.. [3] http://www.. org/category/campaign-themes-or-issues/taxation.. [4] http://robinhoodtax.. [5] http://www.. org/node/add/event.. [6] http://www.. org/node/add/video..

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  • Title: World Teachers' Day 2011 | QUALITY PUBLIC SERVICES
    Descriptive info: / World Teachers' Day 2011.. World Teachers Day 2011.. When:.. Wednesday, October 05, 2011.. Since 1994 World Teachers’ Day has been celebrated on 5 October.. It is an opportunity for UNESCO and Education International to celebrate the global teaching profession and to promote international standards for education professionals.. The theme for this year’s World Teachers’ Day is:.. Teachers for gender equality.. Despite the teaching profession being made  ...   are enshrined into the policies and constitutions of many states, for millions of female teachers, the goals remain unfulfilled.. The teaching profession, both men and women, must unite and urge governments to implement their commitments.. We encourage everyone to move from words to action: World Teachers’ Day is your day, so let’s get involved!.. Email:.. 5oct@ei-ie.. Organisation:.. Education International.. 5oct.. facebook.. com/educationinternational.. twitter.. com/eduint.. flickr.. com/photos/30593921@N03/.. youtube.. com/eduinternational..

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  • Title: Equity | QUALITY PUBLIC SERVICES
    Descriptive info: / Taxonomy term.. Language:.. The European Federation of Public Service Unions has conducted a survey of affiliates to identify the size of the gender pay gap in sectors across Europe.. The pay gap -- the difference between the average pay of women and men -- is an indicator of the scale of inequality in the workplace.. Reducing the gap is not just a question of tackling low pay and inequalities in pay structures.. It also relates to training, promotion, child care, flexible working conditions and parental leave.. Research Document:.. EPSU_Gender_Pay_Gap_Report_2010_2_-2.. Read more.. The vast majority of Canadians  ...   the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.. Using a sophisticated array of data sets and analytical tools from Statistics Canada, the study finds Canadians enjoy an average $17,000 (CAD) benefit from public services such as education, health care, child care, public pensions, employment insurance and family benefits.. CCPA_Benefits_of_Public_Spending2009.. Video.. By: admin.. July 17, 2011.. UK Black Pride Festival, celebrating African, Arab, Asian and Caribbean heritage LGBT people, 20 August 2011.. UK Black Pride (UKBP) is an organisation that promotes unity among Black people of African, Arab, Asian, and Caribbean heritage who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT)..

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  • Title: Women | QUALITY PUBLIC SERVICES
    Descriptive info: No to Violence Against Women 2011 - Break the Silence, Union Action to Stop Violence.. National Federation of Indian Railwaymen (NFIR).. an affiliate of International Transport Workers Federation.. (ITF).. and Indian National Trade Union Congress.. (INTUC).. will organize Meetings at Work Spot, Rallies and Workshops to educate woman to Elimi.. Bearing the brunt, leading the response.. "Bearing the brunt, leading the response -- Women and the global economic crisis" is a sobering look at how women are being affected by economic turmoil and deep cuts in public services.. "As we in  ...   public services, we also stand in solidarity with our sisters around the world in their battles for equality and social justice," writes Frances O'Grady, TUC Deputy General Secretary, in the introduction to the report.. TUC_Global_Women_Crisis_Impact2011.. This report looks at women's economic insecurity, focusing on the precariousness of their employment.. It analyses global trends in the world of work from a gender perspective, including the devastating impact of the 2008 global economic recession.. It stresses that women are affected by a second wave impact from the crisis which in insufficiently recognized.. ITUC_Women_PrecariousWork2011_EN..

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  • Title: Precarious work | QUALITY PUBLIC SERVICES
    Descriptive info: A Huge Rally Discussion Meeting.. Where:.. Parliament Street, New Delhi, India.. Wednesday, September 07, 2011.. Time:.. 11.. 00 AM.. A huge Rally organized by.. and.. affiliates.. in support of 13 demands was a.. "GRAND SUCCESS".. with Thousands of employees from all over Indian Railways marching towards Indian Parliament braving the inces.. Canada: Youth in the face of crisis, trade union renewal.. Almost three years  ...   the world, the situation is ever more difficult for young Canadians.. Faced with soaring.. unemployment rates, increasingly insecure jobs and growing flexibility, they are particularly.. vulnerable to mass layoffs.. From Vancouver to Montreal, in some cases faced with very different.. realities, trade union organisations are taking on the huge challenge of protecting workers’.. rights and extending their organising campaigns to colleges and universities.. Youth_report_EN..

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  • Title: Social services | QUALITY PUBLIC SERVICES
    Descriptive info: Welfare: An alternative vision.. The current UK government is attacking the most unfortunate citizens by cutting £18 billion from welfare while giving away more than £25 billion in corporate tax breaks, and turning a blind eye to more than £120 billion lost through tax evasion, avoidance and non-collection.. This report by the Public and Commercial Services Union adds that the attacks on welfare recipients is not just financial.. They are being vilified in a propaganda campaign that suggests welfare is too generous, claimants are lazy and fraudulent, and that public servants are not fit to run welfare services.. Welfare_an_alternative_vision_PCS.. Civil Society and Public Services: Collaboration not Competition.. This 50 page report from the Trades Union Congress make the case for quality public services that provide benefits not only to service users, but to society as a whole.. It criticizes outsourcing of public services, saying this action must be seen in the  ...   Note" with proposals for improvements.. This briefing note finds serious flaws in the World Bank's consultation process.. It also calls for more focus on low-income countries, improvements in pension coverage, and gender inequality.. The unions also note that labour market policy is conspicuously absent from the World Bank's concept note.. ITUC_Global_Unions_Response_Social Protection.. "Why we need public spending," Indonesian translation.. Public investment in public services and social benefits is central to social and economic development, and is more efficient that leaving such services to be supplied by the market, says this report by the independent Public Services International Research Unit at the University of Greenwich.. Mengapa_kita_membutuhkan_belanja_publik_Indonesian.. The report shows that the economic efficiency of using taxation to finance public spending on infrastructure and services which enable and support all other economic activity.. It also finds that higher taxation is affordable, and that corporations in particular are paying far too little tax.. WhyWeNeedPublicSpending_PSIRU..

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