UNI GS to CNN & CNBC: “Davos Gap growing”

UNI Global Union General Secretary, Philip Jennings, has been getting the union message across to top tier broadcast media, CNN and CNBC, at the start of Davos. Jennings was crystal clear, there is major question mark over whether President Trump will deliver on jobs and a growing chasm between rich and poor, which he described…

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Facing up to the Trump delusion in a world of rising inequality

Speaking on the eve of the World Economic Forum Annual meeting in Davos, UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings said the great betrayal of working people haunts Davos this year: obscene rising inequality.  After 30 years of record profits business had the chance to bring prosperity for all but they have failed and are…

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Labour leaders prepare to face challenges of Trump era

At the World Executive Board in Nyon, global union leaders issued a response to the xenophobic and divisive campaign rhetoric of President-elect Donald Trump. Leaders urged Trump not to continue on the hateful path established by his election trail and hoped that unions could work with Trump for the benefit of American workers. The consensus…

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UNI Americas Conference hits the headlines in Colombia

UNI’s message has been picked up by leading broadcast and print media in Colombia and the region, including El Mundo, La Colombiano and El Dinero. During a press conference before the opening of the 4th UNI Americas Conference in Medellin, Colombia, UNI Americas’ Regional Secretary Adriana Rosenzvaig and UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings…

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