UNI backs Mandela Memorial

Plans for a permanent memorial to Nelson Mandela in a Liverpool park have been given a significant boost on the fourth anniversary of his death, thanks to UNI Global Union UNI Global Union has agreed to support the Nelson Mandela Memorial Campaign (Mandela8) in the run up its World Congress in Liverpool 17-20 June 2018…

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UNI calls for world to “Make a Stand to End Modern Day Slavery”

UNI backs campaign for treaty to end modern day slavery, marking the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery More than 25 million people are in forced labour among 40 million people who are victims of modern slavery, according to the ILO. And its big business with forced labour making $150 billion in illegal profits….

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In his Remembrance Day Lecture, UNI GS says peace central to the union mission

  UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings told a packed hall at the Imperial War Museum in London that unions and the peace movement must work together to put peace at the top of the global agenda. During his Remembrance Day Lecture at the invitation of MAW , Jennings evoked memories of the day…

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GMB wins landmark victory for Uber workers’ rights

Uber has lost a bid on Friday to overturn a decision by a tribunal which had said its drivers deserved workers’ rights including a the minimum wage. UNI affiliate GMB who won the original case last year said, “Uber must now face up to its responsibilities and give its workers the rights to which they…

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