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UNI Europa Property Services represents cleaners and private security workers across Europe. Key areas of work include coordinating the European Works Councils in the sector as well as the European sectoral Social Dialogue committees of Industrial Cleaning and Private Security.
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#Endprecariouswork – Decent Work and Equal Treatment for All

Wednesday 13 April 2016

In the EU, precarious work means a low level of certainty over job safety, poor individual control over work, and/ or little opportunity for training and career progression. A job can be precarious because the worker is unable to enforce employment rights, social insurance protection is absent, or health and safety is at risk. But…

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Joint Social Partner “Responsible Procurement” Declaration for the Cleaning Industry

Friday 11 March 2016

Responsible Procurement Declaration for the Cleaning Industry On 8th March, 2016 the European Social Partners UNI Europa and EFCI (European Federation of Cleaning Industries) signed a joint declaration in support of UNI Europa’s “Cleaners Charter”. The text of the declaration follows below and the signed declaration is available to download. For more information, please contact…

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Constructive discussion with Commissioner Thyssen

Tuesday 26 January 2016

On 25 January, UNI Europa representatives, lead by Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig, met with Commissioner Marianne Thyssen to discuss recent developments in Europe concerning social affairs and employment. At the meeting, the UNI Europa representatives highlighted the challenges in the new world of work due to rapid technological changes. UNI Europa has been one of…

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Irish Cleaners Win a Pay Rise

Thursday 8 October 2015

Contract Cleaners in Ireland have won a pay rise! From this month the new hourly rate rises to €9.75. This is an important win for cleaners in the context of an industry where workers have insecure work with changing contacts. Contract Cleaners clean hospitals, public transport, schools, colleges, factories, offices and workplaces. They play a crucial…

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