A man carries a EU flag, after Britain voted to leave the European Union, outside Downing Street in London, Britain June 24, 2016.     REUTERS/Neil Hall     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2HXTI

Union movement will stand up for workers in wake of Brexit

In the wake of the results of the UK referendum on EU membership, European trade union leaders called for action to protect the real economy on a difficult day for the UK and for Europe. The European Union should view the result of the British referendum as a chance to kick start action for a…

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UNI General Secretary calls for a skills revolution

UNI General Secretary Philip Jennings took the union message to the world’s largest business festival and called for a skills revolution in the new world of work. With Oxford University warning that up to 40% of all jobs could be lost to machines within the next two decades, Jennings told the world of digital capitalism…

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UNI renews call for ILO Convention on Global Supply Chains

UNI Global Union says ILO right to take strong stand to ensure decent work is part and parcel of global supply chains A key outcome of the recent International Labour Conference was the resolve of the ILO to make decent work part of the DNA of global supply chains. This was a priority for the…

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Bangladesh fails the test

ILO Committee on Standards: Bangladesh criticized for its worker and union record The ILO Committee on Standards voiced stern criticism of the Bangladesh government for failing to act consistently with ILO standards. Bangladesh was mentioned in a special paragraph which is an indicator of the anger and frustration at the lack of meaningful progress in…

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