Global Day of Action: Make Amazon Pay Stands in Solidarity with Striking Writers
Make Amazon Pay, a global coalition consisting of over 80 unions, civil society organizations, environmentalists and tax watchdogs, co-convened by UNI Global Union and the Progressive International, is joining forces to show solidarity with the striking members of the Writers Guild of America, East and West, (WGA) and union members worldwide. The coalition’s global day
Colombian care unions create alliance to address social reforms
In order to work together to address the social reforms being debated in the Colombian Congress, six trade union organizations representing 5,300 health workers across the country formed the Alianza Sindical de Trabajadores de la Salud Colombia (Union Alliance of Care Workers in Colombia). The creation of the alliance was announced 10 May at the
In a world where influence and wealth are increasingly concentrated in the hands of a few, UNI Global Union builds union power to improve workers’ lives everywhere. As a global union federation with affiliates in 150 countries, we use our collective strength to expand collective bargaining, advance social and economic justice, hold corporations accountable and transform an unfair global economy.
UNI has negotiated over 50 global agreements and protocols that have secured the rights of tens-of-millions-of workers worldwide. These agreements are vital tools to level the playing field between workers and multinational corporations, and they create frameworks for workers to organize and negotiate free from fear and intimidation. Many also establish global rights on issues like gender equality and workplace safety.
UNI is a founder of the landmark International Accord, and we have been instrumental in implementing and enforcing this legally binding agreement. Our participation has helped make work safer for over two million garment workers producing items for over 160 brands in Bangladesh, with plans to expand into other countries.
A global voice of service workers at international bodies like the ILO and the OECD, UNI also partners with a diverse array of organizations to organize for fairer, greener economies and more robust democracies.
UNI has negotiated over 50 global agreements and protocols with multinational companies and other bodies to secure and support workers’ rights throughout their operations. While all of these agreements establish and reinforce the right to organize and collectively bargain without fear or intimidation, many have been expanded to cover additional issues, such as discrimination, gender-based violence, occupational health & safety and remote work.More
Our mission is to build power and lift standards for working people through strong unions and effective collective bargaining. We can only achieve democracy at the workplace and beyond when workers shift the balance of power.
We are united for a sustainable and inclusive global economy, for democracy built upon a foundation of social and economic justice and for decent work for all.More