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Investing in creativity, investing in people

Monday 18 April 2016

Member of the European Parliament Dietmar Köster and UNI MEI Global Union, representing 140 media and entertainment unions, jointly hosted a lively debate today about the future of audiovisual production in the digital single market in presence of Emmanuel Joly, Media Programmes Unit, European Commission and audiovisual sector representatives. Both, industry and trade union representatives…

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#Endprecariouswork – Decent Work and Equal Treatment for All

Wednesday 13 April 2016

In the EU, precarious work means a low level of certainty over job safety, poor individual control over work, and/ or little opportunity for training and career progression. A job can be precarious because the worker is unable to enforce employment rights, social insurance protection is absent, or health and safety is at risk. But…

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French union sends open letter to President on protection of whistleblowers

Sunday 10 April 2016

On 6 April 2016, the French trade union FO-FEC (Fédération des Employés et Cadres Force Ouvrière) sent an open letter to the President of France, François Hollande prompted by the information revealed in the ‘Panama Papers’. FO-FEC is urging urging the president and the French government to ensure adequate protection for whistleblowers in the banking…

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