UNI Global Union and IndustriALL Global Union are reaching out to garment brands to be part of the 2018 Bangladesh Accord on fire and building safety
(Nyon, Switzerland) The World Players Association today launched a landmark standard to underpin holistic player and athlete development and wellbeing across the globe. The World Player Development, Wellbeing, Transition and Retirement Standard, Paris 2017 (Standard) addresses the acute need for sport to raise its investment in players as people as well as athletes.
This week, the Nagasaki-Hiroshima Peace Messengers visited UNI head office en route to UN, where they presented petition calling for a global ban on nuclear weapons.
UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings named member of influential ILO Commission on Future World of Work
“From apartheid to the alt-right, the global labour movement has a long history of resisting hatred and advancing justice.”
On August 10, the Romanian IT union SITT (Sindicatul IT Timisoara) received official recognition from the Romanian authorities as the legal representative of workers in Atos Romania, which has more than 2,000 employees in the country. Per Romanian labor law, a union must represent at least 50% +1 of the membership to be recognized and to bargain collectively with the employer.
Over 20 trade union activists have spent 3 days in Amman, Jordan on intensive Organising Workshops with UNI staff from the SCORE Organising and Finance sectors. Despite attendance difficulties caused by delays at the security checkpoints between Palestine and Jordan, it was an extremely enthusiastic and succesful event. The National Trade Union of Banks and Insurance has produced and agreed its own Organisng campaign plan with the support of UNI Finance and UNI SCORE.