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Swedish Prime Minister’s message to UNI Congress: You’ll never walk alone

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Sweden’s Socialist Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, addressed the UNI World Congress via video message bringing a message of solidarity and unity to the Liverpool. Löfven, a former welder and trade union activist who rose to become chairman of the trade union IF Metall, chose the anthem of Liverpool’s world-famous football team, “You’ll never walk alone”,…

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Thank you Philip – you made it happen!

Tuesday 19 June 2018

UNI Global Union’s outgoing general secretary, Philip Jennings, who has spent 18 years building up UNI to become a powerhouse for workers’ rights and a life dedicated to trade unionism, was lauded by the Congress, including his nominated successor, Christy Hoffman, and the current UNI Global president, Ann Selin as well as his loyal colleagues…

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Christy Hoffman is elected UNI’s new General Secretary

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Christy Hoffman is the newly elected General Secretary of the UNI Global Union, a federation of 20 million service workers from more than 150 countries. Through her successes as an organiser, strategist, and negotiator in the international trade union movement, she has acquired the experience and vision necessary to guide UNI Global Union into the…

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Corbyn sounds battle cry to trade union leaders around the world

Sunday 17 June 2018

Speaking at the opening of the UNI Global Union World Congress in Liverpool, UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn roundly rejected the rising tide of nationalism and called on the global union movement to further embrace a vision of progressive internationalism. Watch the video of the Jeremy Corbyn’s speech here: UNI’s YouTube channel “When the…

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