UNI condemns terrorism in all its forms

Once again, the world has been shaken by terrorist acts over the weekend. UNI Global Union expresses its deep condolences to the family of Heather Heyer, who was murdered in an act of domestic terrorism in Virginia when a white supremacist drove his car into a crowd of counter-protestors.   She was a young woman who stood up…

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UNI GS honoured by Cardiff University

UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings has received an Honorary Fellowship for a career dedicated to working people and the international labour movement. Jennings used his rousing acceptance speech to urge young people to get engaged in politics and fight for their rights. Jennings said, “Experience tells me this generation is engaged and enraged….

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Historic win for UK workers as judges rule Tory tribunal fees unlawful

UNI affiliate and one of the UK’s largest trade unions, Unison, has claimed a massive victory after a four-year battle against the Tory imposition of fees for employment tribunals. The supreme court unanimously ruled that the government was acting unlawfully and unconstitutionally by imposing fees on any employees wishing to take their employer to court…

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UNI pays tribute to Anti-Apartheid hero Emma Mashinini

The UNI Global Union family is in mourning after the death of one of the true giants of the South African labour movement, ‘Mama Emma’ Mashinini at the age of 87. UNI Africa Regional Secretary Keith Jacobs said, “It is with a heavy heart that we learnt that Mama Emma had passed away. She was…

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