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Inequality and insecurity at work can kill, warns ITUC

Apr 28 2017, 09:13    ITUC

Divisive employment practices and increasing insecurity at work are fuelling a worldwide epidemic of work-related 'diseases of distress', the ITUC has warned today, the International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured Workers. The union-led 28 April memorial day has become the biggest health and safety event in the world. Sharan Burrow, ITUC General Secretary said, "Who lives and who dies at work is not an accident of chance. The emergence of increasingly precarious forms of employment …


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