UNI Global Union - December news

Headline news from UNI Global Union - Activities on December 2017







Settlement reached with global fashion brand in Bangladesh Accord arbitration

IndustriALL Global Union and UNI Global Union have reached a settlement agreement in a case under the legally-binding enforcement mechanisms of the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety.
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World Players Association launches Universal Declaration of Player Rights

IndustriALL Global Union and UNI Global Union are reaching out to global garment brands to be part of the 2018 Bangladesh Accord on fire and building safety. The 2018 agreement was announced by the global unions and brand representatives at the OECD in Paris this June.
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UNI GS at Nobel Peace Prize: ‘Time for governments to heed the warnings’

Geneva-based, the International Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) received the Nobel Peace Prize, for its efforts to bring about the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The Treaty has been signed by  122 nations but only ratified by eight while 50 are required to make the Treaty come into force.
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UNI & ITUC congratulate Jeremy Corbyn on winning prestigious peace prize

Chants echoed, signs were hoisted, and demands were made as tens-of-thousands of activists protested in more than 400 American cities for a $15-an-hour minimum wage and the right to freely form a union.
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UNI’s American Affiliate CWA wins huge victory for AT&T workers

21,000 AT&T workers across 36 states have won the first ever guaranteed call centre work. The historic agreement with the Telecommunications giant will include a 10.1 % raise over four years and unprecedented protections, including job security and health and safety provisions.
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