UNI Global Union has joined civil society organisations and trade unions in expressing opposition to WTO plans to rewrite the rules of the global economy in favour of tech giants.
The Bangladeshi National Garment Workers Federation (NGWF) led a rally through the streets of Dhaka on 29 March to demand the withdrawal of false charges against workers, the reinstatement of more than 11,000 workers, and an end to blacklisting activists from gaining new employment.
UNI Global Union stands with the as it struggles to advance the rights of the country’s ready-made garment workers.
Workers at WestRock in North Richmond (Australia) are fighting an attempt by management to take away paid time off.
This week, trade unions, members of U.S. Congress, and workers called on banking giant Wells Fargo to end persistent discriminatory and predatory practices.
Gender-based violence blights the lives of millions of women. It excludes women from the world of work and often stigmatises them within their communities. Only when there is true equality will there be an end to gender-based violence.
"Teleperformance faces a risk that the human rights of its employees will not be respected unless it takes pro-active measures"
UNI Africa is dismayed by the news that Kwasi Adu Amankwa, the ITUC-Africa General Secretary, was held in detention at the Robert Mugabe International Airport and faces deportation from Zimbabwe. Kwasi Adu Amankwa was in the country for an international solidarity meeting with the Zimbabwean Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU). He was also scheduled to the meet the Zimbabwean Ministry of Labour, the ILO and the Employers Confederation of Zimbabwe to gain an understanding of the issues that workers in particular, are faced with in Zimbabwe.
At the 2nd UNICARE World Conference in Rome, trade union delegates from around the world reiterated their demand to establish or reinforce collective bargaining for all care workers as a cornerstone of basic workers’ rights.