UNI stands with Bangladeshi garment workers protesting harassment and unfair firings

29 March 2019 -- Richard Elliott

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.

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UNI condemns detention of Kwasi Adu Amankwa at Robert Mugabe International Airport

26 February 2019 -- tom.myers.478

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.

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