UnionAID

International Union Projects

Our projects with international union partners aim to build the capacity and long-term sustainability of union groups and worker cooperatives, so that they can advocate for their rights, fair pay, secure employment, and safe working conditions.

Through an international network of solidarity, we bridge connections between unions in Aotearoa New Zealand and those across the region. 

Current Projects

Latest news

Integrating Myanmar migrant workers into RLUG’s union structure

Kronkanok (Pla) Korwong from the UnionAID project partner in Thailand, the  Rangsit Labour Union Group (RLUG), explaining the union structure which is now part of the RLUG constitution for migrant workers from Myanmar.  The postions are filled by migrant workers from the plastics, steel and food industries. The UnionAID project

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Philippine garment workers fight against union suppression

The National Shop Employees Federation (NSEF) have issued a warning that they will march towards the Prime Minister’s Office if their demands for Eid bonuses, overtime allowances, and March salaries are not addressed within seven days. This announcement came during a memorandum submission event in Dhaka, targeting the office of

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Bangladesh shop workers demand Eid bonuses and overtime allowances

The National Shop Employees Federation (NSEF) have issued a warning that they will march towards the Prime Minister’s Office if their demands for Eid bonuses, overtime allowances, and March salaries are not addressed within seven days. This announcement came during a memorandum submission event in Dhaka, targeting the office of

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