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ITUC Looks at Global Employment
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) released the results of its annual poll, which shows that “73 percent of people are worried about losing their jobs and 80 percent say the minimum wage is not enough to live on. Half the population in thirteen of the G20 countries rate the economic situation in their country as bad.” According to Sharan Burrow, ITUC’s general secretary, globalization and interconnectedness have joined with technological progress and innovation to create wealth but marginalize working people.
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