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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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Independent, quality public service broadcasting under threat in Ukraine

Thursday 21 December 2017

The global community of media and entertainment unions affiliated to UNI Global Union joins with the Cultural Workers Union of Ukraine to call on the Ukrainian government to ensure that full funding is provided for the public broadcaster UA:PBC, and to commit to a sustainable development of public service media in the coming years. Read…

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What is the gig economy?

Wednesday 29 November 2017

It’s a hot topic but what are the realities of the ‘gig economy’ and the new types of employment created by online platforms? Watch our latest video to find out more.  

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Tracking the digital footprint

Tuesday 28 November 2017

Yesterday, UNI Europa and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire, held a conference to present the report “Work in the European Gig Economy – Research results from the UK, Sweden, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Italy”. The report presents the results of an innovative survey across…

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World Television Day: More Equality for Fair and Inclusive TV

Monday 20 November 2017

Media & entertainment unions issue a call for action to the television industry to step up efforts to combat discrimination, violence and harassment and to mainstream gender equality in all aspects of TV making & in the workplace.   Our full statement can be found here.

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More equality for a fair and inclusive TV industry

Monday 20 November 2017

Today, women do not enjoy equal rights and treatment in the global TV industry. Women are exposed to discriminatory portrayals and are facing violence and harassment. They are still denied equal pay and lack often the availability of equal career opportunities and the possibility of reconciling work and family life. This needs to change! On…

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