StreetNet Newsletter 30
Cambodian Trade Unions oppose adoption of a new Trade Union Law
StreetNet International, which represents more than 550 000 street/market vendors and hawkers from 52 affiliated organizations from 49 countries along with International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and other Global Union Federations, is deeply concerned with the current situation in Cambodia which happened around the content of the proposed Draft of the Trade Union Law.
Repressions towards unions and Street vendors in South Korea
StreetNet International which represents more than 550 000 street/market vendors and hawkers from 51 affiliated organizations from 47 countries throughout the world is deeply concerned with the current situation in Seoul and considers the crackdown done by Korean government against the street vendors and other trade unionists unacceptable and those which violate human, workers` and trade unions` rights of our brothers and sisters from South Korea.
Online crowd funding - a new experiment of StreetNet International
You may already be aware that since January 2015, StreetNet has been operating with no office, using virtual space, with a small team of three voluntary and very part-time people and a part-time bookkeeper. But we have managed to keep up with our work of making an international impression at the level of the ILO (International Labour Organisation), international trade union movement, social movements, UCLG (United Cities and Local Governments) and Cities Alliance, Global Programme for the Right to the City, etc. through StreetNet`s representatives who are elected leaders of street vendors and informal traders around the world - proving how much can be done with lots of solidarity and very little money.