The seminar will provide unions with insight and guidance on how to identify and execute corporate tax campaigns to achieve industrial and political objectives. The three-day seminar will explain critical campaign tools that challenge corporate power, enable unions to integrate tax issues into union campaign strategies and explore how this fits with the efforts to change the rules for multinational corporations.
With ICRICT commissioner Eva Joly’s participation in the panel “Why corporate tax matters to workers”.
Oxfam, a member of ICRICT coalition, just launched a report showing that four pharmaceutical corporations—Abbott, Johnson & Johnson, Merck & CO (MSD), and Pfizer—systematically stash their profits in overseas tax havens.
The 2018 conference of the Tax Justice Network, part of an annual series dating back to 2003 and co-organised with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) and Latindadd, will showcase cutting-edge research from the region and beyond, bringing together researchers, academics, journalists, policy staff of civil society organisations, consultants and professionals, elected politicians and their researchers, government and international organisation officials.
With the participation of ICRICT commissioner Magdalena Sepúlveda.
The Fight Inequality Alliance is organizing its Fight Inequality Week of Action from 19th to 26th January, under the theme “End the Age of Greed”. Each year in January, members of the Fight Inequality Alliance mobilise across the world to highlight the crisis of inequality and to demonstrate that people are organising and demanding an end to the age of greed and for a more equal society. Last year 27 countries got involved.