The UNI World Executive Board expressed its total solidarity with UMT representatives in Moroccan contact centres after they were sacked by Acticall-Sitel, Free and Altice-SFR.
Amazon Alliance agree action plan in Barcelona to fight back against Amazon’s anti-labour practices around the world
Geneva, 9 October 2017—Global unions, IndustriALL and UNI, are demanding fashion brands sign up to the second Bangladesh Accord for Building and Fire Safety. The extension of the Bangladesh Accord is currently the only credible way to ensure that life-threatening hazards are identified and remediated in garment factories.
So far, almost 50 brands using 1,173 ready-made garment factories, have committed to signing the 2018 Accord with IndustriALL and UNI. The 2018 Accord extends the legally-binding commitment to factory safety in Bangladesh for three more years.
Global e-commerce giant Amazon has been slapped with a 250 million euro tax bill by the European Union after it was alleged that the company had been given an unfair tax deal in Luxembourg. At the UNI Amazon Organising meeting in Barcelona, union leaders applauded the EU decision to force Amazon to pay their fair share of tax.
Tributes flood in after news that former UNISON General Secretary Rodney Bickerstaffe has passed away
UNI Global Union GS Philip Jennings tells WTO that together with unions, the Global Deal & SDGs are fundamental to changing the rules of the game for workers
NFL, NBA and world player associations throw full support behind athletes standing up for their beliefs.
UNI General Secretary Philip Jennings, in a speech to the Japanese Automobile Workers union in Tokyo, welcomed their commitment to global union solidarity at a time when global production of Japanese cars outstrips domestic production.
(Nyon. Switzerland) The world’s sport ministers have identified safeguarding athletes’ rights as an essential first step to protecting the integrity of sport. The Kazan Action Plan calls on the International Olympic Committee, FIFA, the World Players Association and other international sporting organisations as well as intergovernmental bodies to collaboratively set standards to address the fundamental rights of athletes.
The action plan identifies that salient risks to athletes include: