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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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Workers in 7 EU countries worse off today than 8 years ago

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Workers are still not feeling economic recovery: wages are lower now than they were eight years ago in seven EU member states (Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Portugal, Cyprus, UK and Italy). That is one of the findings in the Benchmarking Working Europe 2017 report, published by the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) and European Trade Union…

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International Women’s Day – She needs a pay rise

Tuesday 7 March 2017

A pay rise for women would narrow the gender pay gap, and boost the economy by giving millions of working women more money to spend. UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig said: ‘UNI Europa is a 100% committed to closing the gender pay gap – and we are doing our share with the http://uni40for40.org/ campaign,…

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European Trade Unions seek to empower young workers for labour market integration – Just Go For It!

Tuesday 7 March 2017

In a continuously evolving labour market where young workers are increasingly facing precariousness if not unemployment, trade unions’ renovation is imperative in order to respond and to be able to address the challenges ahead. This renovation passes through the rejuvenation of Trade Unions’ structures and strategies. Young workers face common challenges in all sectors throughout…

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BEZ on proposed regulation on cross-border parcel delivery services

Tuesday 7 March 2017

The Spanish publication BEZ has published an article on cross-border parcel delivery services in Europe, with the input of Dimitris Theodorakis, responsible for the postal sector in UNI Europa, who explained the impacts the Commission’s proposal for a regulation on cross-border parcel delivery services would have. On 28 February the UNI Europa Post & Logistics…

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