Unions call on International Financial Institutions (IFIs) to support global wage rise

On the eve of the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank (Washington, 13-15 October 2017), the ITUC and with UNI Global Union and its global unions partners are calling on the international financial institutions (IFIs) to take action on wages. They are asking the IFIs to help boost the incomes of working people…

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A decade on: how confident can we be there won’t be another major global financial crisis?

During a meeting of the UNI Finance World Steering Committee, UNI Global Union General Secretary, Philip Jennings warned against the dangers of sleepwalking into another financial crisis of 2008 proportions. The UNI GS took the floor after the President of UNI Global Finance Rita Berlofa had painted a grim picture of the profound risks created…

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UNI WEB gives full backing to UNI DGS Christy Hoffman to become next General Secretary

The UNI Global Union World Executive Board (UNI WEB), meeting at UNI head office in Nyon, has given its unanimous backing for UNI Deputy General Secretary Christy Hoffman to become the next UNI General Secretary. The UNI WEB’s recommendation will be put to the vote at the UNI World Congress in Liverpool in June 2018…

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nions stand in show of global solidarity with fired UMT representatives at Moroccan contact centres

The UNI World Executive Board expressed its total solidarity with UMT representatives in Moroccan contact centres after they were sacked by Acticall-Sitel, Free and Altice-SFR. The three companies have sacked 16 elected UMT union representatives in the last six months, without the approval of Moroccan authorities are required by law, showing a disregard for the…

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