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Trade unions for the elimination of violence against women

Wednesday 25 November 2015

European trade unionists will mark November 25 – the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women – with a pledge to work against violence against women, whether at the workplace or at home, until it is eliminated. The shocking facts are that One in three women has been a victim of physical and/or…

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UNI Global Union condemns vile terror attacks

Tuesday 17 November 2015

UNI Global Union and our family of 1000 unions in over 150 nations, sends its  sympathy and condolences to France and all countries whose citizens were murdered and injured during the vile terrorist attacks in Paris. UNI Global Union’s General Secretary, Philip Jennings said, “We condemn these acts of terror and mourn this tragic loss…

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European Commission launches renewed single market strategy

Wednesday 28 October 2015

On 28 October 2015, the European Commission launched a renewed strategy for the single market for goods and services. Presenting the strategy, European Commission Vice-President Katainen and Commissioner responsible Bieńkowska stressed how the single market requires an overhaul in light of both the EU’s disappointing economic and social performance and in an age of rapid…

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Better Regulation and the new IIA – A Threat to European Democracy?

Friday 2 October 2015

ÖGB Europabüro, the Brussels office of the Austrian Trade Union Federation, AK EUROPA, the Brussels office of the Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour and BEUC, the European consumer organisation, together with the Better Regulation Watchdog, a group of 63 trade union and civil society organisations, would like to invite you to our panel debate: Better…

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UNI Europa supports ETUC statement: MINISTERS PLAY GAMES WHILE PEOPLE DIE

Tuesday 15 September 2015

Commenting on the outcome of the Home Affairs Ministers Council on the refugee crisis, Bernadette Ségol, General Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), said “The failure to take the necessary decisions is a disgrace.” “The little that has been agreed is grossly inadequate. The next time the Ministers meet the humanitarian crisis is…

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