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EU Social Pillar 1st Anniversary: Celebrating a date, not an accomplishment

Tuesday 13 November 2018

UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig, commenting on the first anniversary of the EU Social Pillar, said a real commitment to sectoral collective bargaining was necessary, if the initiative was to succeed for workers. Roethig said, “In a year we have not seen all that much – it’s like a brightly shining birthday candle without…

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World Day for Decent Work – Changing the rules with collective bargaining

Friday 5 October 2018

7th October is World Day for Decent Work where workers and organisations across the world come together to highlight how we can create better jobs and workplaces. This year’s theme is ‘change the rules’. “World Day for Decent Work is an important day to reflect on where we’re at in Europe in regard to quality…

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Unions adopt the Vienna Declaration to radically overhaul working time

Friday 14 September 2018

During a two-day high-level conference held this week in Vienna (10th – 11th September), UNI Europa, the European trade union federation for the services sector, adopted the Vienna Declaration on working time. The paper – ‘It is our Time: Working Time in the New World of Work –Working Time and Collective Bargaining Policy’ – was…

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