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A just digital future and economy for European services workers

Thursday 23 March 2017

Today, UNI Europa’s Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig is speaking at a high level event on digitalisation – the ‘Digital Day’, organised by the European Commission and the Republic of Italy, in collaboration with the Maltese Presidency of the European Union. The focus of the session will be ‘Digital Transformation, Jobs and Skills’ and the effects…

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The Europe we want: just, sustainable, democratic and inclusive

Tuesday 21 March 2017

UNI Europa is one of the 237 European civil society organisations and trade unions that published a common appeal to European leaders today: The Europe we want: just, sustainable, democratic and inclusive Common appeal to European leaders signed by 237 European Civil Society Organisations and Trade Unions As we mark the 60th anniversary of the…

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Parliament inaction on lobby transparency could sink register reform

Friday 17 March 2017

The European Parliament must do more to improve lobby transparency, 100 civil society organisations urged in an open letter published today. MEPs were warned that the European Commission’s current proposal for a revised EU Transparency Register would allow for even less scrutiny than the existing one, and that to champion greater transparency across all EU…

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Income inequalities in Europe on the rise since 2008

Thursday 16 March 2017

Eurofound, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, has shown in its new report that income inequalities in Europe have increased. The report, entitled Income inequalities and employment patterns in Europe before and after the Great Recession, shows that the inequality in around two-thirds of EU Member States has been largely…

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Calling on EU bodies to assess impact of legislation on SME lending

Tuesday 14 March 2017

ESBG, UEAPME and UNI Europa Finance joint letter argues jobs and growth at stake UNI Europa Finance, together with the European Savings and Retail Banking Group (ESBG) and the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (UEAPME) have written to the European Commission and members of the European Parliament calling for an impact assessment…

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