🌟 Get ready for day one of our Congress! 🌍
The excitement is building for the first day of our Congress, and we’re thrilled to give you a sneak peek into today’s action-packed agenda!
📚 The programme (times are subject to change) 📚
Approval of the Agenda and Standing Orders
Elections to the Credentials and Resolutions Committee
Session on Building Union Power For All begins with keynote speech by Christy Hoffman, UNI Global Union General Secretary.
⏰ 10:05 am
Building Union Power for All session continues with panel discussion featuring nearly 30 organizers and union leaders on how they’re using global agreements to organize and win. We’ll also be giving out the Breaking Through Awards for excellence in organizing.
⏰ 12 pm – 2:00 pm
⏰ 2:00 pm
Session will recommence with a Breaking Through Award and speech by Erica Smiley from Jobs With Justice.
⏰ 2:30 pm
Financial and auditors reports 2018-2022.
Session on Women’s Equality Through Collective bargaining opens with roundtable discussion featuring:
Theresa Mortimer, Bahamas Financial Services Union, Bahamas
Patricia Nyman, SACCAWU, South Africa
Alejandra Estoup, La Bancaria, Argentina
Ruksana Perven, Grameenphone Employees Union, Bangladeh
Carol Scheffer, CWU, Ireland
Session on Amazon Workers Rising Together opens with panel introduced by Stuart Appelbaum, RWDSU, featuring:
Kim Kelly, Journalist
Steffi Nutzenberger, Ver.di
Fabrizio Russo, Filcams, CGIL
Jennifer Bates, RWDSU
Jessie Moreno, Amazon worker leader, Teamsters