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Trade unions issue an unprecedented emergency alert

Friday 27 April 2018

The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) has issued an unprecedented ‘emergency alert’ that highlights countries and situations where the opportunity for working people in Europe to achieve decent wages and working conditions is under threat. “At the heart of Europe is a social contract that offers working people the opportunity to get decent wages and…

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Amazon workers strike as brazen Bezos soaks up award

Tuesday 24 April 2018

Today Amazon workers in Germany and Italy are walking off the job to demand dignity, a living wage and recognition for their union on the same day that CEO Jeff Bezos is to receive an award recognising innovation. The Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will be honoured today by the Axel Springer digital publishing house under…

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Major breakthrough in campaign to protect whistleblowers but workers still exposed

Tuesday 24 April 2018

UNI Europa welcomes the proposal from the European Commission on the protection of whistleblowers in the EU as an important step in the right direction but is concerned that workers’ rights and their working conditions has been omitted. From LuxLeaks to Cambridge Analytica, it is individual whistleblowers who have helped to expose some of the…

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