UNI affiliate the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) announced on Sunday announced that a tentative agreement was reached on a new contract for the 31,000 Stop & Shop workers on strike.
The workers walked off their jobs on April 11 to protest the company’s proposed cuts to health care, take-home pay, and other benefits.
- Problems at the French contact center giant could be the law’s first real test
17 April 2019—A report released today details significant concerns with French contact center giant Teleperformance’s adherence to the Duty of Vigilance Law and sets up what could be the law’s real first test.
The UNI Liberty Latin America Trade Union Alliance denounced anti worker conduct at its Cable & Wireless/FLOW operations throughout the Caribbean. The Alliance, composed of trade unions representing workers from Cable & Wireless, FLOW, and other corporate brands in the Caribbeanmet in Kingston, Jamaica on April 9-10, 2019 to address the deteriorating working conditions throughout the company.
After an 8-year fight by UNI affiliate KHMU (Korea Health and Medical Workers Union), Healthcare Personnel Support Act was passed unanimously on 5 April 2019 by Korea's National Assembly. The new law is groundbreaking in the country for its pairing of worker protections and patient safety.
Today, 4 April, the Work Life Balance (WLB) Directive was passed in the European Parliament. The text was agreed in between the European Institutions in trialogue on 24 January 2019. The Directive makes a big difference for the modern workers and families by strengthening existing outdated as well as new rights on parental leave, paternity leave at the birth of a child, carers leave, flexible working arrangement.