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.
—Recommendation in response to UNI’s case alleging intimidation, threats, and retaliation against union leaders in Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru and Chile—
The agreement, which was signed between the Histadrut and the heads of the Local Authorities, significantly improves the employment conditions of many workers who are currently in need of an income supplement - despite their vital role in the continuous operation of the economy
Workers say a union would help them resist bad banking practices without fear of retaliation.
UNI stands with the ITUC in condemning labour leader’s sentence as a travesty of justice and an affront to democracy.
UNI affiliate and one of the UK’s largest trade unions, Unison, has claimed a massive victory after a four-year battle against the Tory imposition of fees for employment tribunals.
Financial workers from the United States and Australia are standing together to curb big banks’ abuses of employees and customers.
UNI expresses deep concerns at Brazilian labour reforms and stands in solidarity with Brazilian workers
One of the world's leading trade lawyers has written this report for UNI on the implications of TiSA on workers, democracy and UNIs sectors. The conclusions point in 1 direction: TiSA must be stopped!