G20 and EU take up UNI demands

UNI’s interventions at the OECD, the ILO, the WEF and the EU are paying off. The G20 adopts declaration that fully supports our key demands for the Future World of Work. The EU is upping its game too UNI Global Union has for a long time cut across all discussions concerning social rights and the…

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G20 must turn words into action on jobs, workers’ rights and global agreements

UNI Global Union General Secretary, Philip Jennings, has urged G20 Labour Ministers to make good on the promises made in their Ministerial Declaration at their meeting in Bad Neuenahr, Germany, last week. The Declaration (see attached files) was agreed by the Ministers after fraught negotiations, which included members of the Trump administration. The G20 followed…

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Manchester bombing: Message of Condolence and Solidarity

Dear Colleagues, UNI Global Union and its entire family send heartfelt condolences to the victims and families of this latest atrocity. The attack in Manchester last night was cowardly and callous, cynically targeting young people, many of them children, to maximize fear and revulsion. However, the reaction of the concert-goers to help each other and…

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L20: Global unions increase pressure on T-Mobile US to change its anti-union stance

At the L20 in Berlin, UNI, AFL-CIO & DGB urged Chancellor Merkel to demand change through T-Mobile US’s parent company Deutsche Telekom. Pressure is intensifying on T-Mobile US to change course and respect workers’ rights of freedom of association. At the L20 in Berlin, labour leaders drew attention to the unfair union rights policies of…

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