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UNI Europa sends joint letter on European Services Package

Tuesday 11 April 2017

UNI Europa has sent a joint letter together with EFBWW, EFFAT and the ETUC to MEPs in the Internal Market  and Employment committees as well as national permanent representation to the EU regarding our ongoing concerns with the EU Commission proposals for a services e-card. We are calling on the European Parliament and Council to…

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UNI Europa statement on Brexit

Thursday 30 March 2017

The UK government has officially launched the start of the Brexit negotiations by triggering Article 50 of the EU Treaties. Oliver Roethig, UNI Europa Regional Secretary, said: ‘UNI Europa and the entire European trade union movement demand the best possible deal for workers on both sides of the Channel , notably in terms of retaining…

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UNI Europa Sport holds project plenary on advancing social dialogue in the sector

Wednesday 29 March 2017

UNI Europa Sport (project leader), together with its social partners (EASE) and its associated partners (Europe Active, EC-OE), held the concluding project plenary on ’Supporting the test phase of the European Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for sport and active leisure’ in Berlin on 23 and 24 March. The EU sport sector is growing rapidly, moving…

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New UNI Europa video: European Pillar of Social Rights

Tuesday 28 March 2017

In 2016, the European Commission announced its work on a European Pillar of Social Rights, which they described as a set of principles to improve worker’s rights and address challenges to social protection and policies. The outcome should be well-functioning and fair labour markets and robust welfare systems across Europe. Of course, UNI Europa, and…

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The Future of Europe – the services workers’ perspective

Friday 24 March 2017

Oliver Roethig, UNI Europa’s Regional Secretary, will today attend a high level event on ‘The Future of Europe –  Shaping our Future TOGETHER’ in Rome. The event comes one day before the 60th anniversary of the treaties of Rome, when EU Heads of State will gather in Rome to reflect on the state of the…

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