A coalition of global unions, representing nearly 21 million workers worldwide, is launching a campaign today to save print journalism.

The International Federation of Journalists and UNI Global Union announced an effort today to push governments to adopt emergency rescue packages for the print media industry as a whole (journalism, publishing, printing and distribution) as well as introduce a digital services tax on tech giants such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook who have diverted advertising revenue from media outlets.

The Covid-19 crisis has accelerated a long-standing decline of media ad income. This year alone, revenue is down 20 per cent. Much of this money has been siphoned by tech companies. For example, in 2018, Google...

On October 3rd, the World Federation of Trade Unions celebrates 75 years since its foundation.

The largest international workers’ assembly until then took the decision that was indelibly engraved in the memory of the world labor movement, October 3rd, 1945: THE WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS IS FOUNDED at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris.

75 years later, the WFTU continues on the same...

The annual global poll commissioned by the 200 million-member International Trade Union Confederation shows working people and their families were living on the edge before the pandemic that stopped the world – Covid-19.

The poll shows that working people are struggling with a global wages slump: three-quarters of people (75%) say their income has stagnated or fallen behind.

“The economic...

This Friday 4 September, UNI Global Union is calling on affiliates to support the campaign to end union busting in the textile and garment sector.

The coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in attacks on trade unions and some unscrupulous factory owners, supplying brands including H&M, C&A, Walmart, M&S, Gap and Adidas, are using Covid-19 as an excuse to threaten, harass and...

UNI Global Union, representing 20 million service workers in more than 150 countries, is launching a campaign today to include workers’ input on how algorithmic management is implemented on the job.  

The global union federation’s Professionals & Managers group is reaching out to its member unions to support collective bargaining for the ethical implementation of these tools, which...

The World Federation of Trade Unions follows with concern the developments in the life and work of domestic workers around the world. Domestic workers face extremely negative and difficult working conditions that worsened during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

According to the ILO, there are 67 million domestic workers worldwide and 80% of them are women. They often work without a contract, which means...

UNI Apro supports the call for Urgent Justice from Wage Theft, a coalition of civil society organizations and trade unions, urging businesses to fulfil their legal obligation toward protecting the labour and human rights of their workers.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on immense difficulties for businesses and workers. As the pandemic continue to unfold, it will become increasingly difficult...

The World Federation of Trade Unions representing 105 million workers in every corner of the world stands on the side of the seafarers around the world who face additional problems during the covid-19 outbreak.

An estimated 200,000 to 300,000 seafarers are stuck on board because of government policies that prohibit regular crew changes, and even those who are still within their normal contract...

Amid the global pandemic of COVID-19 plaguing humanity, a group of leading figures from around the world raised their voices to call for the abolition of more than $11 trillion of debt in developing countries.

The initiative of the anti-debt personalities has the support of the former president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff; the People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations of the Bolivarian...

Since the beginning of the current pandemic, many of us have spoken about the “new normal” and the future of our lives: work, studies, recreation, family, health care, etc. Many professional categories are ready to keep in a home office way. But how the miners and metalworkers should prepare themselves to the future?

Pandemic numbers and its coverage are terrible. Rich, poor and average...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, representing 105 million workers who live and struggle in more than 130 countries around the world, reiterates its internationalist and class solidarity with the employees of the airline “Emirates” against the statements of the company bosses who plan 9,000 layoffs.

The largest airline in the Middle East, which has...