UNI Global Union sends message of congratulation and unity on re-election of Sharan Burrow as ITUC General Secretary
Sharan Burrow has been re-elected for a third term as General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation at the 4th ITUC World Congress in Copenhagen.
UNI Global Union General Secretary, Christy Hoffman congratulated Burrow on her re-election and called for the ITUC family to unite and tackle the critical challenges facing workers across the globe.
Hoffman said, “We look forward to continuing to work with Sharan and the whole of the ITUC family. She is a fierce advocate for workers around the world and I am proud to have her as the leader of our movement. We will stand united with the ITUC in our common aim to build workers’ power, defend democracy and change the rules of our global economy. Together, we can win.”
“ I also congratulate Susanna Camusso for running a strong campaign. She put forward important issues in line with our shared goal of building a better world for workers. Robust debate and democracy are important for unions and I am confident that the ITUC will emerge stronger after this process. ”
The ITUC represents 207 million workers in 163 countries and territories with 331 national affiliates.