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Commission’s AI policy: some progress but still too little to protect workers

Thursday 20 February 2020

Editorial by UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig. Yesterday 19 February 2020, the European Commission has published its long-awaited White Paper on Artificial Intelligence (AI). UNI Europa welcomes the White Paper as a further step towards a European AI strategy that considers both the opportunities and risks of AI and should be based on the…

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Digital upskilling for all!

Wednesday 19 February 2020

Telecom social partners UNI Europa and ETNO promoting diversity and digital skills.  On 18 February 2020, the telecom social partners UNI Europa and ETNO kicked off a new project on digital upskilling and diversity. The objective of the new DUFA! Project is to find upskilling pathways targeting especially women and the older workforce in the…

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Shaping the new world of work – how unions should address Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Thursday 12 December 2019

UNI Europa ICTS has published a position paper on Artificial Intelligence that highlights how unions should engage in the debate on AI, especially with regards to collective bargaining. Joining the ongoing European and global debate, UNI Europa ICTS has published a strategic position paper on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Oliver Roethig, UNI Europa Regional Secretary, underlines…

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UGT and Google join forces to train workers from all over Spain in digital skills

Monday 27 May 2019

Google will develop a massive, free and open online course (MOOC) focused on digital skills for professionals, addressing the main tools and topics for digital transformation Google will train (free of charge) 200 UGT union members who will later train other workers in turn. UGT promotes this agreement as a digital training tool for workers…

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UNI Europa response to the European Commission consultation on AI ethics guidelines

Monday 4 February 2019

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on draft ethics guidelines for trustworthy artificial intelligence. This has been drafted by the High-level Expert Group on AI the Commission has set up earlier in 2018. UNI Europa acknowledges the innovative potential of AI and new technologies that can be beneficial for our society. However, these…

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