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UNI Europa Equal Opportunities celebrates and encourages diversity. We believe that we can build fairer Europe by fighting the barriers created by the existent inequalities in our world.
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An inclusive EU Skills Agenda – UNI Europa recommendations

Thursday 9 June 2016

Tomorrow, the European Commission will present its EU Skills Agenda. Here is what should drive the EU Skills Agenda from UNI Europa’s point of view: inclusion, anticipation and quality employment in a new world of work. UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig said “An inclusive Skills Agenda means offering and guaranteeing the access to education…

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#Endprecariouswork – testimonials featured in new video

Wednesday 1 June 2016

Following up on our recent reporting on a joint project ‘Europe: End Precarious Work Now! – Decent Work and Equal Treatment for All’, here is our new video featuring four testimonials from workers who are experiencing precarious working conditions: In the EU, precarious work means a low level of certainty over job safety, poor individual…

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CETA and TTIP need to be fair, sustainable and social

Tuesday 31 May 2016

The Regional Secretaries of UNI Americas and UNI Europa, Adriana Rosenzwaig and Oliver Roethig, gave their full support to the statement made by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union. Without the following changes, the trade…

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5th UNI Europa Women’s Conference 2016

Thursday 21 April 2016

The 5th UNI Europa Women’s Conference took place in Rome 12 March 2016, under the theme “Women at the heart of change”. Unions need women at their center, to adapt to the changes Europe is undergoing. Including women in unions and making them part of change provides for a more fair, inclusive and social Europe….

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Health and safety of hairdressers – not a small thing!

Saturday 12 March 2016

  Three hundred participants at the UNI Europa Women’s Conference have voiced their support for the new UNI Europa Better Regulation campaign, which focuses on the health and safety of European hairdressers.   Hairdressers are 10x more likely than other workers to develop skin diseases and 5x more likely to develop musculoskeletal diseases such as…

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