Latest Posts  >  Opinion

Subscribe to posts

UNI Global Union condemns vile terror attacks

Tuesday 17 November 2015

UNI Global Union and our family of 1000 unions in over 150 nations, sends its  sympathy and condolences to France and all countries whose citizens were murdered and injured during the vile terrorist attacks in Paris. UNI Global Union’s General Secretary, Philip Jennings said, “We condemn these acts of terror and mourn this tragic loss…

Read More

Climate change is union business

Tuesday 10 November 2015

With less than a month until world leaders will meet in Paris for the UN climate conference, UNI Europa’s Hanna Sjölund stresses in the Eurocadres Blog that climate change is union business Read the full text here

Read More

Greece has to be rebuilt for the Greek people

Monday 13 July 2015

UNI Europa is cautiously optimistic about Eurozone governments having agreed to start negotiations on an ESM programme with Greece. But scepticism remains as to who will have to pay for that. Oliver Roethig, Regional Secretary of UNI Europa said, ‘Greece has to be rebuilt for the Greek people, not for satisfying a neoliberal austerity model…

Read More

EU: Do not slam the door on Greece!

Monday 6 July 2015

UNI Europa and the ETUC are united in calling for the Greek people not to be penalised for voting against austerity. The EU must react by backing a workable debt rescheduling and debt relief system. UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig said, “The Eurogroup must work out a solution as quickly as possible so that…

Read More