UNI Global Union signs a global agreement with parcel delivery giant GeoPost

The France-based parcel delivery giant, GeoPost, and UNI Global Union today signed a global agreement on human rights and the freedom of association. The signing ceremony took place at GeoPost headquarters in Paris in the presence of Philip Jennings, UNI Global Union General Secretary and Paul-Marie Chavanne, Chairman of GeoPost. Also signing were UNI Post…

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UNI GS in Finland: Growing income inequality leading to populism around the world

In an article originally published by PAM in Finnish, UNI General Secretary, Philip Jennings said, “Worldwide, wages and salaries now make up an ever-decreasing share of economic wealth. The growth of income inequality has contributed to the sense that the economy is not working for people. This feeds a feeling of insecurity which is then exploited…

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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…

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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…

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