FMC Korea Union secures first collective bargaining agreement with German multinational Fresenius

5 June 2020 -- Richard Elliott

This week, the FMC Korea Union announced a historic new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with Fresenius FMC. The first of its kind, this agreement is set to improve Korean workers’ lives, guaranteeing union rights and better working conditions for FMC workers in South Korea. 

The new CBA provides a stable framework built on fair wages, benefits, occupational safety, health, and human rights at work including protection from harassment and gender equality. It also secures the right to organize by allowing union activists to exercise their union rights on “company time”.  

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UNI Commerce Redoubles Commitment to Passing ILO Convention Against Gender-Based Violence

21 January 2020 -- Richard Elliott

During the UNI Commerce Global Steering Group meeting, taking place in Barcelona, participants from all over the world joined in a minute of silence for a local woman, murdered by her partner.  The killing was brought to the group’s attention by UNI affliliate CCOO, and it highlights the need to unite against gender-based violence at home and in the workplace.

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