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Global Agreement between BNP Paribas and UNI advances labour rights & gender equality for 200,000 workers worldwide

Tuesday 18 September 2018

BNP Paribas and UNI Global Union have signed a Global Agreement today that promises paid parental leave, health and life insurance, the ability to join a labour union without fear, stringent anti-harassment enforcement, and other key rights for the bank’s 200,000 employees in 73 countries. UNI Global Union General Secretary Christy Hoffman said, “We applaud…

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UNI Finance signals strong support for Eurobank workers in Poland

Monday 10 September 2018

Last week in Wroclaw, NSZZ Solidarnosc in Eurobank (Poland) organised a workers’ meeting with the head of UNI Finance, Angelo Di Cristo, who is also responsible for social dialogue in Société Générale group, of which the Eurobank is part. A key objective of the meeting was to understand the overall view of the workers’ situation…

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Banking social partners prepare joint project on impact of regulation

Wednesday 5 September 2018

UNI Europa Finance held a constructive meeting with our banking sector European social partners – the European Banking Federation, the European Savings and Retail Banking Group and the European Association of Cooperative Banks – on a joint application for an EU-funded project on “The Impact of Banking Regulation on Employment: analysing best practice at European, national…

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Trade unionists intimidated and undermined at the Istanbul Stock Exchange

Friday 27 July 2018

UNI Global Union have sent letters of support to affiliate Basisen Turkey concerning the anti-union practices of the management of Istanbul Stock Exchange (Borsa Istanbul). Basisen is the authorized trade union organizing the employees in Borsa Istanbul and there is an established system of collective agreements regulating working conditions in this institution for 15 years….

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Strong trade unions crucial for effective collective bargaining, says latest UNI Europa Finance Youth Academy

Thursday 12 July 2018

The latest training session of the UNI Europa Finance Youth Academy took place in Krakow, Poland,  from 10 to 12 July, with young, active trade unionists from across Europe’s finance sector coming together to learn about and exchange different national experiences on social dialogue and collective bargaining. Following an introduction to sectoral social dialogue and…

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