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In solidarity with Air Traffic Controllers right to strike

Tuesday 5 December 2017

The Air Traffic Controllers European Unions Coordination (ATCEUC) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) have launched a campaign to oppose the European Commission’s will to shape and limit the Air Traffic Controllers’ (ATCOs) right to strike. The recommendations of the European Commission significantly encroach upon the national sovereignty of Member States and contradict the…

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Women players from across the world battle for equal opportunities and pay

Thursday 30 November 2017

In 2017 more professional sportswomen than ever have united to fight for the right to compete, better pay and improved working conditions. The new Gender Equality Principles of the World Players Association lead the way. Look no further than the announcement from the Danish footballers last week. After several months of negotiations including two boycotted…

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Commerce sector achieves big win in Poland

Monday 27 November 2017

On November 24th, the Polish Parliament passed a law limiting work in the commerce sector on Sundays. From 1st March 2018, workers will only be allowed to work in shops on the first and last Sunday of the month. In 2019, shops will only be open on the last Sunday of each month, and in…

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16 pledges to end gender based violence at the workplace

Friday 24 November 2017

On November 25th, 1960, the three Mirabal sisters were assassinated for their political activism against the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo in the Dominican Republic. Their deaths became a symbol of feminist resistance and since 1981, this date became synonymous throughout Latin America as a day to combat and raise awareness on violence against women. In…

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UNI Europa in full solidarity with Italian and German Black Friday strikes

Friday 24 November 2017

For Amazon in Italy and Germany, Black Friday really could be a dark day. Workers at Amazon’s largest “fulfilment centres” in Italy and German have decided to take strike action. Amazon employees in both countries are calling on the company to respect their workers by engaging in social dialogue and providing a safe and healthy…

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