FESTU News

FESTU Delegation pays courtesy on Head of African Union Mission in Somalia

FESTU Delegation pays courtesy on Head of African Union Mission in Somalia

A delegation from the Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU), representing the workers of Somalia and their trade unions, led […]

25th July 2019

Trade Unions’ Position on Minimum Wage in Somalia

The Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) is contented to release position paper of Somali trade unions in developing national […]

5th June 2019
Labour Day Statement issued by the Federation of Somali Trade Unions

Labour Day Statement issued by the Federation of Somali Trade Unions

May Day Statement issued by the Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) on May 1, 2019, being commemorated under the […]

1st May 2019
Big win for Somali trade unions at the ILO conference, bogus unionists thrown out

Big win for Somali trade unions at the ILO conference, bogus unionists thrown out

Somalia’s trade union movement secured a major victory at the just-concluded 107th session of the International Labour Conference of the […]

10th June 2018
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FESTU General Secretary Addresses 107th Session of ILO Conference in Geneva, Switzerland

At the ongoing 107th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Geneva, Switzerland, […]

5th June 2018
Fears for Free Trade Unions in Somalia as Repression Intensifies

Fears for Free Trade Unions in Somalia as Repression Intensifies

Somalia continued its downward spiral on human and trade union rights during 2017 as the government is still waging a campaign […]

24th May 2018
Celebration of World Day for Decent Work

Celebration of World Day for Decent Work

Today, Saturday, 7 October 2017, is the World Day for Decent Work (WDDW). The Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) […]

7th October 2017

World Bank recommends efforts to formalize large companies in the informal sector

The Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU), an umbrella organization of free and independent trade unions, which is an affiliate […]

21st August 2017
UN labour body finds Somali government guilty of violating international rules

UN labour body finds Somali government guilty of violating international rules

A body of the United Nations announced that the Federal Government of Somalia contravened the constitution of the UN’s specialized agency for […]

18th June 2017
ILO Director-General meets Somali Trade Unions Delegation

ILO Director-General meets Somali Trade Unions Delegation

The Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Mr. Guy Ryder met yesterday at his office with a delegation from […]

9th June 2017