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For environmental and climate reasons there is a need to move from a product based to a service based economy. This economic shift has to also be fair for workers - a Just Transition is needed, including the greening of jobs, new green skills, social protection and decent jobs.
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UNI Europa is looking for a Policy Adviser to the Regional Secretary!

Wednesday 20 July 2016

UNI Europa, the European services workers’ union, is recruiting a Policy Adviser to the Regional Secretary. The principle task of the Policy Adviser is to advise and support the Regional Secretary, thehead of the organisation, directly in terms of the political dimension of the Regional Secretary’s day-to-day work. This includes work on general cross-sectoral policies,…

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The Road to Rome

Sunday 17 January 2016

By Oliver Roethig, Regional Secretary Political and technological forces are threatening workers’ rights all over Europe. The European Commission is pushing the EU in an increasingly neoliberal direction, through initiatives such as the “Better Regulation Agenda” and is increasingly effective in its anti-worker agenda. President Juncker’s team seems set on creating an EU which put…

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UNI Europa reply to EU consultation on Circular Economy

Thursday 20 August 2015

UNI Europa today answered DG Environment’s consultation on circular economy*, pushing for the move from a product based to a service based economy to include strong social safeguards. The European Commission withdrew the Circular Economy Package proposed in 2014 as part of its Better Regulation agenda earlier this year. Since then the European Parliament has…

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