Tag: IMF

IMF must support public investment and stop public sector wage bill constraints

Today, in a joint webinar with Action Aid and Public Services International, Education International called on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to stop advising countries to cut or freeze public wage bills. IMF loans with “commitments” for governments to implement new or renewed austerity programmes    In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, though the […]

Global Unions call upon the World Bank and the IMF to support public investment

The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will hope their Annual Meetings on 16-18 October. The International Financial Institutions can play a critical role in ensuring that there is a real and sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The International Trade Union Confederation and Global Union Federations, while recognising positive action by both […]