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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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European trade unions join forces to demand Lula’s release

Monday 23 April 2018

European trade unions have joined forces to demand the immediate release of former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from prison in a European action day to “Free Lula”. Protests were held outside the Brazilian embassy in Brussels and a letter was delivered to the Brazilian ambassador in Brussels stating that Lula’s arbitrary imprisonment…

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