UNI echoes Amnesty International concerns on the state of human rights around the world

According to a new report by Amnesty International, the world is facing an increase in hate-filled rhetoric from demagogues, discriminatory policies and human rights abuses. The survey of 159 countries shows that across the globe, respect for human rights is diminishing and governments are reacting forcefully to dissent by implementing policies which further exacerbate the…

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UNI GS, Philip Jennings in Japan : “Unions are a pillar of peace, democracy & human rights”

UNI Global Union General Secretary, Philip Jennings, is addressing a gathering of UNI’s Japanese affiliates in Nagasaki, on the importance of unions as a pillar of peace, democracy and human rights. During his visit, Jennings is also meeting with the Mayor of Nagasaki, Tomihisa Taue, and Hodo Nakamura, the current governor of Nagasaki. Nagasaki holds…

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UNI GS dishes out a dose of reality on Fox News

Watch the video of  UNI GS’s interview on Fox Business News, at Davos by clicking on this link: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/5720008110001/?#sp=show-clips   UNI Global Union General Secretary, Philip Jennings delivered a scathing analysis of  President Trump’s first year in office, live on Fox Business News. Speaking immediately after President Trump had made his address to Davos, Jennings…

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UNI GS on CNBC: Ordinary Americans won’t benefit from US tax changes

UNI General Secretary Philip Jennings told CNBC at Davos that working people will not benefit from the tax cuts recently passed by Republicans in the United States. Jennings claimed that 83 percent of the tax cut’s benefits would go to the richest 1 percent in America. “They’re dancing in the snow here. If you’re a…

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