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A digital Europe can be a better Europe – a Europe in which growth brings higher quality jobs and promotes more social justice. But targeted and balanced policies are needed to tap into the economic and social potentials the digital revolution entails.
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Crowd work in Europe is on the rise – new report out

Monday 5 December 2016

Over the past months, we have launched data from various European countries, showing the growing platform or gig economy in Europe. Now, that information is compiled in one handy report that UNI Europa’s Aileen Körfer presented at a Smart Society Project event on smart platforms in Brussels today. The report investigates how crowd workers use…

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The future world of work in Finance

Friday 25 November 2016

The effects of digitalisation in the finance sector was the focus of the day at the UNI Europa Finance meeting on 22 November. With a diverse selection of speakers representing fintech, consumer protection, watchdog organisations and of course European trade union affiliates, the discussions of the day centred around what solutions trade unions could offer…

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An AAA-rated society for workers’ rights

Thursday 17 November 2016

This European Commission promised progress on social issues, but so far none has materialised. Europe’s workers need job security, well-defined right and a fair standard of living, writes Oliver Roethig on Euractiv. AAA-rated countries have an exceptional degree of creditworthiness as they are trusted to meet their commitments with ease. Two years ago, Commission President…

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The Future of Work discussed at multiple events this week

Thursday 17 November 2016

An EESC-ILO Conference on the Future of Work was held this week in Brussels in the framework of the global consultation called by the ILO. The event aimed to identify the key challenges and opportunities related to the Future of Work in the EU context. Meanwhile in Nyon,  the UNI Global Union Leadership Summit on…

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UNI Global Union Leadership Summit on the Future World of Work

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Follow and comment on twitter #FWoW Six world-distinguished experts to come and share their research, points of view and experiences with us on the topic of the Future World of Work. As part of UNI Global Union’s Breaking Through strategy and leading up to our World Congress in Liverpool 2018, this Summit unites us to…

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