Following the issuing of the ILO report on “Ending violence and harassment in the world of work », Rosa Pavanelli, PSI Secretary General issued a declaration in which she reaffirms the priority issues she presented in the report she sent to ILO about the discussions of the International Commission on Labour related to the issue.

Jointly with the International Trade Union Movement and the Workers’ Group, PSI firmly maintains its position on the issue of adopting international standards to protect workers who keep fighting for the full respect of workers’ rights all over the world. PSI is relentlessly pursuing its fight for a new Convention, together with a Recommendation, on violence and harassment in the world of work.

The “Rapport marron » (ie. So called “brown report”) will be used as the reference document to be submitted  to the 108th  session of the International Labour Conference in June 2019. Governments have been invited, to formulate comments after consultation with the most representative employers’ and workers’ organisations, by early November 2018.

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Discover here the Declaration by PSI’s Secretary General about ending violence and harassment in the world of work (FR only) :

We continue our relentless struggle for a new Convention and Recommendation on violence and harassment in the world of work. A decision will be taken at the ILO’s International Labour Conference from 10-21 June 2019, the year of its 100th anniversary.

PSI, together with the international trade union movement and the Workers’ Group, firmly maintains its position on the issue of adopting international standards to protect workers who continue to struggle for the full respect of labour rights around the world. Thus, the next key period of our work runs until 8 November 2018, the deadline for governments to send to the ILO their amendments and observations to the proposed text of the Convention and Recommendation prepared by the ILO Office and contained in the Rapport marron”.