UNI Global Union at Global Union Forum on the Future World of Work

Philip Jennings participated in TUAC’s Forum on Digitalisation and the Future of Work. An important event aimed at bringing the voice of labour into one of the OECD’s biggest ever horizontal projects involving 14 of its committees in 10 of its departments to investigate the impact of digitalisation on our economies.   Day 1 was reserved…

Read More

Bangladesh crackdown calls preferential EU trade deal into question

Joint op-ed in EurActiv: Philip Jennings along with Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation and  Valter Sanches, General Secretary of IndustriALL Global Union “The latest crackdown on Bangladesh’s garment workers for demanding relief from poverty wages and hazardous working conditions must call into question the country’s continuing eligibility for trade preferences…

Read More

Trade Unions at the Heart of Tunisian Democracy

At the 23rd Congress of the Union Generale des Travailleurs Tunisiens (UGTT), UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings applauded the courageous efforts of Tunisian workers over the last 70 years. Nobel Peace Prize Jennings paid tribute to the UGTT for its role in winning independence for the nation and its economic social and democratic…

Read More

German DW: Brexit and Trump haunting Davos gathering

At Davos, DW correspondent Ben Fajzullin summed up the keynote speech of Chinese President Xi Jinping and talked to UNI Global Union chief Philip Jennings about Brexit and China’s new role globally. Watch video here 

Read More