welcome to bastun - baltic sea trade union network

Representing 11 million trade union members

 

BASTUN works as a forum where the trade unions of the Baltic Sea Region exchange information and discuss and define common interests. The network aims at political and social influencing, coordinates joint projects and raises issues related to the Baltic Sea Region within the international trade union family. BASTUN is a strategic partner of the Council of Baltic Sea States (CBSS) and cooperates closely with the Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference (BSPC).

News

Last week October 2-3, BASTUN and NFS coorganised a Conference on Decent Work, in Riga . During the conference the issue of Decent Work was discussed from a variety of perspectives, from international and local to the branch specific.

Among the prominent speakers during the conference were Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of ITUC, Pierre Habbard, General Secretary of TUAC and Kari Tapiola Special Advisor to the ILO Director-General ​​​​​​.

During the conference the Action Plan for Baltic-Nordic Cooperation 2018-2021 was also published. The Action Plan is based on the Workers' Rights in the Baltics-report.

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2018-07-09 10:09:43
Latvia takes over the BASTUN presidency
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BASTUN expresses solidarity with St. Petersburg
2017-01-09 16:46:49
Sweden takes over the presidency of BASTUN 2017-2018
2015-07-02 12:54:42
Poland takes over the BASTUN presidency

About bastun

  • BASTUN is a trade union network consisting of 22 Trade Union confederations in the Baltic Sea Region representing 11 million trade union members
  • BASTUN influences political decision making processes and social development in the region, coordinates joint projects, and raises issues related to the Baltic Sea region within the international trade union family.
During the Latvian Presidency 2018-2019 BASTUN will focus on:
  • Mobility of Labour and prevention of Social Fraud
  • Strengthening Social Dialogue
  • Strengthening Tarde Union dencity and organising