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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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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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We want an inclusive, empowering and cohesive digital future for all workers

Thursday 29 September 2016

by Oliver Roethig, UNI Europa Regional Secretary On 28 and 29, I am attending the Digital Assembly 2016 in Bratislava. Digitalisation is already changing the world today – and rapidly. UNI Europa, the European services workers union, fights for quality work in a digitalised world. It must be the ambition of the EU and our…

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The Commission needs to get serious about tackling new forms of undeclared work

Wednesday 28 September 2016

The gig economy needs to grow up and meet its responsibilities to workers and society by turning undeclared work into declared work, and the European Commission needs to help online platforms to do so warned the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), together with UNI Europa, the European Services Workers Union. “The gig economy sounds cool…

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EU copyright reform – First good step to empower creators – wrong way on cultural diversity

Wednesday 14 September 2016

Entertainment unions affiliated to UNI Global Union and its European region UNI Europa welcome the Commission’s proposal on “copyright in the Digital Single Market” as a constructive proposal for discussion with Parliament and Council to reform EU copyright rules. Trade unions applaud the Commission’s courage recognising the need to take legal measures that can empower…

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Meeting the challenge of atypical working – new handbook launched

Friday 9 September 2016

The Media, Arts and Entertainment sector has seen significant changes in the structure of the labour market and in the organisation of work both within and outside the framework of the traditional employment relationships – with an established trend towards various forms of atypical working arrangements. The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), the International Federation…

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