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Solidarity with our Australian WestRock colleagues

Wednesday 27 March 2019

We would like to share a message of solidarity and support with our Australian colleagues who are having to defend their right to rest days. Workers at WestRock in North Richmond (Australia) are fighting an attempt by management to take away 4 of their rostered days off. Rostered days off are rest days workers earn…

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UNI Europa Graphical&Packaging update on call for action: Circle Media Group Management commits to further dialogue with Unions

Friday 1 March 2019

In response to our call for a general mobilisation on Monday 25 February , Circle Media Group posted a reaction on their website in which they mention their « shared concern for the future of the printing industry and they count on the trade unions’ understanding and readiness for dialogue ». UNI Europa Graphical&Packaging replied to this…

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New Trade Union Alliance for workers at Saica declared

Friday 5 October 2018

Today on Friday 5th October 2018, at the initiative of UNI Europa Graphical – the European federation for unions in the graphical and packaging sector – the first Europe wide meeting of unions present in the multinational packaging company Saica, took place. Those present at the meeting discussed the nature of Saica as a company…

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Polish Amcor employees show their muscle with new demonstration

Friday 25 May 2018

The employees of three plants located in Poland, owned by international packaging giant Amcor Limited, who are organised in the Graphical Trade Union (400 members) demonstrated today in front of Amcor Specialty Cartons Łódź, their support for ongoing pay negotiations. Since April this year, the pay negotiations initiated by ZZP in Amcor have been underway….

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Congress of OPZZ-ZZP

Tuesday 22 May 2018

The congress of the Graphical trade union OPZZ-ZZP took place in Zakopane, Poland on 19-20 May 2018. During the congress a new Executive Committee of ten members has been elected for a mandate of four years. Three of them are from the recently organised companies Amcor, Smurfit Kappa and MPS. Czeslawa Sonta, has been re-elected…

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