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At the Conclusion of the 2017 UNI Commerce Global Conference in Berlin, Germany
BERLIN, GERMANY – Today, President Stuart Appelbaum of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) was elected to a four-year term as Global President of UNI Commerce at the conclusion of their 2017 conference. UNI Commerce is the global union for the retail and wholesale industry and represents more than 4 million workers in 160 unions around the world.
“I want to thank the delegates to the UNI Commerce Global Conference, which met in Berlin this week, for electing me to a four-year term as president. At this critical time, we must bring working people together across their differences. We must help them understand their common interests. And we must stand ready to fight and organize as a globally unified labor movement. I am proud to bring together our 160 unions that represent 4 million workers as we work to build the movement that will deliver.” said Stuart Appelbaum, President of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU).