World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) General Secretary, George Mavrikos in his May Day speech in Beijing on 28th April 2011 demanded for full and permanent work, with stable serice conditions, full social insurance, working and wage rights, remains timely, pertinent and necessary. Only jobs with these features can be characterised as “Decent Work”.
He also supported the demand for a large open international militant campaign for:
* 35 hours per week
* 5days X 7 hours per day
* Better salaries / Living wage.