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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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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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Constructive discussion with Commissioner Thyssen

Tuesday 26 January 2016

On 25 January, UNI Europa representatives, lead by Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig, met with Commissioner Marianne Thyssen to discuss recent developments in Europe concerning social affairs and employment. At the meeting, the UNI Europa representatives highlighted the challenges in the new world of work due to rapid technological changes. UNI Europa has been one of…

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Stop the censorship of public media in Poland. Stop the new media bill!

Monday 4 January 2016

The community of media and entertainment workers’ unions of UNI Global Union is protesting against the new media bill, which was rushed through the Polish Parliament last week. The hastily drafted new law is a blow to the independence of public media and contains censorship like provisions like the direct nomination of the leading position…

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