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Young finance union activists take part in European training on future of work

Wednesday 24 April 2019

After the success of the 2018 UNI Finance Youth Academy training project (see more here), in April 2019 three of our young finance sector trade union activists were given the opportunity to take part in a follow-up training offered by the ETUC and ETUI, once again in partnership with ILO-ACTRAV. Alessandra Cialdani (FISAC-CGIL, Italy), Jorge Maeso…

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UNI Europa Finance affiliates launch EU project on inclusion of people with disabilities in European Works Councils

Friday 19 April 2019

Fifteen UNI Europa Finance affiliates, led by Italian trade union FIRST-CISL, have launched an EU-funded project on: “Non-financial reporting directive (2014/95/EU): an opportunity to develop the participation and inclusion rights of people with disabilities and prevent the risk of social dumping. The crucial role of EWCs and Trade Unions”.  The first meeting was held in…

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Call for Tender: European bank sector social partners looking for external expertise for second phase EU-funded project on impact of regulation on employment

Monday 25 February 2019

UNI Europa Finance and our European social partners in the banking sector – EBF, ESBG and EACB – have launched an EU-funded follow-up project on ‘The Impact of banking regulation on employment: Analysing best practice at European, national and company level and developing joint approaches through European Social Dialogue’, which will run for 2 years…

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Finance and Metal Sector Unions debate New Welfare Frontiers

Thursday 21 February 2019

UNI Europa Finance affiliates took part in a European workshop last 25 January 2019 in Brussels, where they debated European Works Councils (EWCs) and company welfare, with the aim of developing and spreading an innovative method of cooperation between EWCs and companies, national and European trade unions and European trade union federations, in order to…

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European insurance sector committed to protecting workers from negative impact of digitalisation and regulatory requirements

Friday 15 February 2019

Today, 15 February 2019 in Brussels, UNI Europa Finance signed two joint declarations with our European insurance social partners, committing to work together to limit the negative impacts of digitalisation and of regulatory requirements and compliance for workers in the sector. Following from the 2016 joint declaration on the social effects of digitalisation, UNI Europa…

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