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Why unions must act on violence and harassment against women

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Recent social media campaigns like #Metoo and #Timesup have highlighted gender-based violence at work and shown the extent of the problem. Trade unions need to take action on violence against women and advocate for a binding international law on gender-based violence. Violence and harassment against women is widespread According to the World Health Organization 35 per…

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European audiovisual sector committed to enhancing gender equality and diversity

Saturday 20 January 2018

In January 2018, EURO-MEI, together with its sister union federations FIA (International Federation of Actors), FIM (International Federation of Musicians) and EFJ (European Federation of Journalists) and the European employer’s organisations in the audiovisual sector (EBU, ACT, AER, FIAPF and CEPI) kicked off a new two year project on gender equality and diversity. The aim…

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Women players from across the world battle for equal opportunities and pay

Thursday 30 November 2017

In 2017 more professional sportswomen than ever have united to fight for the right to compete, better pay and improved working conditions. The new Gender Equality Principles of the World Players Association lead the way. Look no further than the announcement from the Danish footballers last week. After several months of negotiations including two boycotted…

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What is the gig economy?

Wednesday 29 November 2017

It’s a hot topic but what are the realities of the ‘gig economy’ and the new types of employment created by online platforms? Watch our latest video to find out more.  

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Tracking the digital footprint

Tuesday 28 November 2017

Yesterday, UNI Europa and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire, held a conference to present the report “Work in the European Gig Economy – Research results from the UK, Sweden, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Italy”. The report presents the results of an innovative survey across…

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