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Solidarity wins reinstatement for Unilever Pakistan workers

Solidarity, persistence and the support of the IUF have won reinstatement and permanent positions for 23 workers unfairly dismissed at Unilever’s factory in Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan for supporting the fight for permanent employment contracts. The 2007 struggle at Rahim

Posted in Pakistan, Precarious work

Unilever creates separate spreads division for Europe, North America – what will it bring workers?

The future of spreads at Unilever has provided endless speculation for the financial press and considerable concern for workers in this part of the company.  Unilever’s announcement in an investor conference on December 4 that it would be creating a

Posted in Spreads

Everything is “sustainable” but employment?

Unilever, who have a Sustainable Living Plan, a Sustainable Agriculture Code and a Sustainable Sourcing policy, among other things, have now launched a Sustainability Partnership logo for certain Knorr products starting in France and Germany. None of these contain a

Posted in Precarious work, Trade union rights