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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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Digital Footprint study results from Germany confirm once more that working in the gig economy has become a new reality for many

Thursday 10 November 2016

Research by the University of Hertfordshire and Ipsos MORI, in association with the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), UNI Europa, ver.di, and IG Metall has revealed the true size of the German ‘gig economy’. It confirms once more that working in the gig economy has become a reality for many people today. 22% of…

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Levelling the unlevel playing field – platform workers are employees

Monday 31 October 2016

On Friday, October 28, a Central London Employment Tribunal case ruled Uber drivers are employees and not self-contracted workers. As Christina Colclough, UNI Global Union’s Senior Advisor on the future world of work explained to the media house Politico Europe in an interview today, this ruling is a significant, much needed step along the way to stop the…

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Professionals and Managers in a digitalised world of work – Eurocadres conference today

Friday 14 October 2016

This 14 October, the French affiliates of Eurocadres (the European cross-sectoral social partners with almost six million P&Ms) and UNI Europa held a conference in Paris discussing the impact of digitalisation on the work of professionals and managers. Digital change is transforming our economies and use of resources but it is also challenging the future of work. The…

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UNI Europa Finance signs declaration on digitalisation with Insurance sector employers

Wednesday 12 October 2016

A joint declaration of the European social partners in the insurance sector on the social effects of digitalisation has been signed on 12 October 2016. The declaration commits social partners on both sides to cooperate when it comes to tackle the challenge of businesses’ digital transformation. More specifically, collective bargaining and social dialogue must be…

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Work-Life-Balance 4.0: Challenges in a time of digitalisation

Tuesday 11 October 2016

The European Sunday Alliance, with the support of a number of organisations including UNI Europa, is organising a conference on Work-Life-Balance 4.0 – Challenges in a Time of Digitalisation on 15 November 2016. Register at: Programme of the conference Opening Luca Jahier, President of Group III, European Economic and Social Committee Evelyn Regner, MEP,…

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