On November 25th, 1960, the three Mirabal sisters were assassinated for their political activism against the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo in the Dominican Republic. Their deaths became a symbol of feminist resistance and since 1981, this date became synonymous throughout Latin America as a day to combat and raise awareness on violence against women.
For Amazon in Italy and Germany, Black Friday really could be a dark day. Workers at Amazon’s largest “fulfilment centre” in Italy have decided to take strike action alongside all six major Amazon sites in Germany.
UNI President Ann Selin and UNI GS Philip Jennings are part of high-level labour delegation meeting Pope Francis
European bank workers call for Santander to stop interfering with American employees’ efforts to unionise.
UNI Global Union stands in full solidarity with Turkish workers at Kod-A. UNI affiliate Sosyal-IS launched an organising campaign in the company and managed to reach more than 40 % of the workers.
UNI Global Union and UNI Africa will continue to work with affiliates as they enter the post-Mugabe era and supports their call for a just transition.
UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings brought the union message of sustainable, responsible and democratic globalisation to the world's largest tech conference, the Web Summit in Lisbon.