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TUED Bulletin 95: Australian Bushfires Statement from Trade Unions for Energy Democracy, Asia-Pacific

LOGO“Destruction of the Natural World is a Criminal Act”

TUED participating unions and allies in the Asia-Pacific region have been actively involved in monitoring and responding to the devastating bushfires in Australia, and have issued a statement.
Signed by well over 50 union bodies from 17 countries across the region, the statement is an impressive show of international solidarity for climate justice.
The statement is available on the TUED website, here.

Signatory Unions

  • International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations (IUF) Asia-Pacific
  • Public Services International (PSI), Asia Pacific
  • UnionsACT, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
  • Australian Education Union, Australia
  • Electrical Trades Union, Australia
  • National Tertiary Education Union, Australia
  • United Workers Union, Australia
  • Australia Asia Worker Links
  • Climate Justice Union WA, Australia
  • Sentro ng mag Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa (SENTRO), Philippines
  • General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT), Nepal
  • Bangladesh Free Trade Union Congress, Bangladesh
  • National Workers Congress (NWC), Sri Lanka
  • All Pakistan Workers Confederation, Pakistan
  • Andhra Pradesh Vyavasaya Vruthidarula Union – APVVU, India
  • Telengana Vyavasaya Vruthidarula Union-TVVU, India
  • Karnataka Vyavasaya utpathidarula Union-KVVU
  • Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union (KPTU), South Korea
  • The Labor and Civil Society Network on Energy, South Korea
  • National Centre for Labour(an apex body of Unorganised workers unions in India)- NCL-India
  • National Agricultural Workers Forum, India – NAWF
  • New Zealand Public Service Association (PSA), New Zealand
  • All Sindh Lady Health Workers and Employees Union, Pakistan
  • Indian National Defence Workers Federation, India
  • Confederation of Public Sector Independent Trade Unions, Sri Lanka
  • National Organisation of Government Employees, India
  • Union of Public Services in Nepal, Nepal
  • Federation of Hotel, Restaurant, Plaza, Apartment, Catering and Tourism Workers’ Free Union (FSPM), Indonesia
  • National Federation of Food and Beverage Workers (FSBMM), Indonesia
  • Kesatuan Pekerja Pekerja Perkilangan Perusahaan Makanan/Food Industry Employees’ Union (KPPPM/FIEU), Malaysia
  • Bangladesh Agricultural Farm Labour Federation (BAFLF)
  • Jatiyo Kisani Shramik Samity – National Women Farmers & Workers (NWFA), Bangladesh
  • Nestlé Employees’ Union (NEU), Bangladesh
  • Perfetti van Melle Employees Union (PVMEU), Bangladesh
  • Catering & Hotels Industries Employees General Union (CHIEGU), Hong Kong
  • Nestlé Workers Union (NWU), Hong Kong
  • Swire Beverages Hong Kong Employees General Union (SBHKEGU)
  • Vitasoy Employees Union, Hong Kong
  • Cambodian Food and Service Workers’ Federation (CFSWF)
  • Gujarat Khet Kamdar Sangathan’s (Gujarat Agricultural Labour Union) (GALU), India
  • Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), India
  • Pakistan Food Workers’ Federation (PFWF)
  • Tourism Employees Association of Maldives (TEAM)
  • National Union of Hospitality, Catering and Tourism Industries Employees (NUHCTIE), Fiji
  • Cooks and Servers Workers’ Union (CSWU), Thailand
  • Phuket Federation of Hotel and Service Labour (FHSL), Thailand
  • Schreiber Dynamix Dairies Employees Union, India
  • Imsofer (Ferrero) Manufacturing Employees Union, India
  • Haryana Breweries Limited Mazdoor Union, India
  • Ceylon Mercantile, Industrial and General Workers’ Union (CMU), Sri Lanka
  • AFFM- Food Allied Workers, Myanmar/Burma
  • Hotel Chitthu Township Labour Organization, Bagan-Nyaung Oo (HLOB), Myanmar/Burma
  • Agriculture and Farmers Federation of Myanmar [AFFM], Myanmar/Burma
  • Etu, New Zealand
  • NZ Dairy Workers Union, New Zealand
  • Unite Union, New Zealand
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) is a global, multi-sector trade union initiative to advance democratic direction and control of energy in a way that promotes solutions to the climate crisis, energy poverty, the degradation of both land and people, and responds to the attacks on workers’ rights and protections. TUED is is part of the Global Labour Institute Network.
For more information on how your union can be part of TUED, see here.

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