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Spreads division for sale: what next for Unilever workers? 11-04-2017

FloraforsaleUnilever has officially announced the results of its "comprehensive review of options available to accelerate delivery of value for the benefit of our shareholders" undertaken in the immediate aftermath of February's failed Kraft Heinz takeover bid.
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No room for sexual harassment at the workplace! 31-03-2017

workplacefreeofsexualharassment_0On January 26, 2016, Unilever, the IUF and IndustriAll signed a Joint Commitment on preventing sexual harassment. A new brochure from the IUF based on this agreement presents concrete actions every union should take to prevent sexual harassment.

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Unilever, Kraft Heinz and swimming with sharks 27-02-2017

It took only 48 hours for Unilever to fight off a USD 143 billion Kraft Heinz takeover bid; the shock waves will reverberate far longer at Unilever and beyond. By using Kraft Heinz as the vehicle to swallow whole a far larger company, private equity investors 3G Capital - the driving force at Kraft Heinz, AB InBev and Burger King - have again demonstrated the scale of their imprint on the food industry and 'fast-moving consumer goods' sector as a whole.
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Uberizing logistics? 07-11-2016

Joint commitment on preventing sexual harassment at Unilever 27-01-2016

The IUF and IndustriAll, the international unions representing workers at the global food and home and personal products manufacturer Unilever, have signed a joint commitment with the company on preventing sexual harassment at Unilever workplaces.
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Solidarity wins reinstatement for Unilever Pakistan workers 06-07-2015

IUF Publications 16-12-2014

Collective bargaining negotiations in Omsk, Russia deadlocked once again 21-07-2014

FAWU on strike at two Unilever South Africa sites 28-01-2014

Unilever Omsk workers mobilize in fight for wage negotiations 15-01-2014

Everything is "sustainable" but employment? 30-10-2013

Agreement ends strike with improved compensation for outsourced Netherlands Unilever workers 15-04-2013

Outsourced Netherlands Unilever workers in week 5 of industrial action 28-03-2013

Rights agenda widens at global Unilever meetings/Precarious work continues to be rolled back 15-03-2013

Indonesia: union secures permanent jobs for 600 casuals at Unilever joint venture 02-03-2013

Outsourced Unilever workers in the Netherlands strike for decent transfer conditions - support them NOW! 28-02-2013

CEO Polman: ice cream business "doesn't need to be seasonal" 07-02-2013

More food disposals to come, says CEO Polman 07-12-2012

Women ice cream workers at Unilever Russia win union recognition, direct employment 03-09-2012

Tell Unilever human rights are not a matter of taste! 02-07-2012

Unilever Assam workers waiting for their rights: 5 years on and counting 31-05-2012

Financial euphoria, layoff contagion and collective bargaining 15-03-2012

Unilever workers and their unions protest in Rotterdam 20-02-2012

Global IUF/Unilever meeting explores employment & rights 23-11-2010

Unilever, IUF Settlement Resolves Conflict over Precarious Work at Lipton Pakistan 26-10-2009