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Joint declaration on mobile work in the ICT sector

Thursday 2 February 2017

The social partners in the telecom sector, UNI Europa & ETNO (European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association,) have signed a joint declaration on ICT-based mobile work today. The ICT sector is one of the most rapidly changing when it comes to working environment, work organisation and technology which increases the need to address the issue of…

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Bangladesh crackdown calls preferential EU trade deal into question

Wednesday 1 February 2017

by Philip Jennings, Sharan Burrow, Valter Sanches The latest crackdown on Bangladesh’s garment workers for demanding relief from poverty wages and hazardous working conditions must call into question the country’s continuing eligibility for trade preferences under the EU’s GSP regime, write trade union organisations on Euractiv today. Sharan Burrow is General Secretary of the International…

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First Stakeholder Forum of the ‘Digitising European Industry Initiative’

Tuesday 31 January 2017

UNI Europa’s Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig will play an active part in the ‘First Stakeholder Forum’ of the ‘Digitising European Industry’ initiative, organised by the European Commission and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy on 31 January and 1 February 2017. Oliver Roethig will speak at a session on ‘Skills for the…

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UNI Europa has signed up to the new ‘No to Tax Havens’ campaign

Monday 30 January 2017

It is designed to remind policymakers at EU level of their responsibility to citizens – they have to actively push for fair taxation and ensure an end to tax havens – in short, we want them to increase tax justice in Europe instead of following the interests of individual major corporations. Join us in putting…

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