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The European Region of the Media, Entertainment & Arts sector of Union Global Union (UNI MEI), represents over 70 unions and guilds in the media, entertainment and arts sector in Europe. The membership of its affiliates includes technicians, screenwriters, film directors and other workers in broadcasting, cinema, theatre as well as in visual arts.
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Creative Skills Europe launches final report

Monday 6 June 2016

Today, the final conference of the Creative Skills Europe project takes place. Creative Skills Europe is the European Skills Council for employment and training in the Audiovisual and Live Performance sectors. The project partners have launched the final report Trends and skills in the European audiovisual and live performance sectors at the conference. Richard Polacek…

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#Endprecariouswork – testimonials featured in new video

Wednesday 1 June 2016

Following up on our recent reporting on a joint project ‘Europe: End Precarious Work Now! – Decent Work and Equal Treatment for All’, here is our new video featuring four testimonials from workers who are experiencing precarious working conditions: In the EU, precarious work means a low level of certainty over job safety, poor individual…

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CETA and TTIP need to be fair, sustainable and social

Tuesday 31 May 2016

The Regional Secretaries of UNI Americas and UNI Europa, Adriana Rosenzwaig and Oliver Roethig, gave their full support to the statement made by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union. Without the following changes, the trade…

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Investing in creativity, investing in people

Monday 18 April 2016

Member of the European Parliament Dietmar Köster and UNI MEI Global Union, representing 140 media and entertainment unions, jointly hosted a lively debate today about the future of audiovisual production in the digital single market in presence of Emmanuel Joly, Media Programmes Unit, European Commission and audiovisual sector representatives. Both, industry and trade union representatives…

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#Endprecariouswork – Decent Work and Equal Treatment for All

Wednesday 13 April 2016

In the EU, precarious work means a low level of certainty over job safety, poor individual control over work, and/ or little opportunity for training and career progression. A job can be precarious because the worker is unable to enforce employment rights, social insurance protection is absent, or health and safety is at risk. But…

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