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New Year’s Message from UNI Europa

Monday 14 January 2019

Happy New Year from UNI Europa, the European Services Workers Union, and its 268 unions with 7 million members across Europe. Looking back on 2018 we were successful in putting the demand for a more Social Europe back on the agenda. But it is clear that we have a lot of work to do together…

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EU Social Pillar 1st Anniversary: Celebrating a date, not an accomplishment

Tuesday 13 November 2018

UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig, commenting on the first anniversary of the EU Social Pillar, said a real commitment to sectoral collective bargaining was necessary, if the initiative was to succeed for workers. Roethig said, “In a year we have not seen all that much – it’s like a brightly shining birthday candle without…

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September Monthly Message from Regional Secretary on Working Time

Wednesday 26 September 2018

UNI Europa adopted the Vienna Declaration on working time in September. The paper – ‘It is our Time: Working Time in the New World of Work –Working Time and Collective Bargaining Policy’ – was adopted as a reaction to the increasing discrepancy between the hours that workers want to work and the hours that they…

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