Latest Posts  >  Opinion

Subscribe to posts

Castorama/Poland must stop union-busting!

Friday 6 December 2019

Castorama/Poland dismissed 10 trade union activists. NSZZ “Solidarnosc” Commerce and UNI Commerce are fighting back for the re-instatement of dismissed workers and respect for trade union rights. Castorama – owned by British multinational Kingfisher – has operated in Poland since 1997. The company has 80 stores in 60 Polish cities and employs around 12,000 workers. An affiliate…

Read More

UNI Europa Graphical Statement on Circle Media Group

Thursday 2 May 2019

UNI-Europa Graphical affiliates across Europe met on Tuesday 30th April to discuss the crisis situation engulfing Circle Media Group. We are appalled at the situation and the manner in which this is developing and being handled. Tensions across the group were already high with our Spanish and Finish affiliates engaged in very difficult discussions to…

Read More

We speak of the digital future of work – but that future is NOW

Monday 15 April 2019

On 9 April 2019, the European Commission organised a High-Level Conference on the Future of Work with the slogan “Today, Tomorrow, for All”. At the conference the long-awaited High-level Expert Group on the Digital Transformation on EU Labour Markets launched their report under the same name. Oliver Roethig took part in the conference and was…

Read More

UNI Europa – Keep Sunday Special

Friday 29 March 2019

UNI Europa calls on EU to back Work-free Sunday “Do we really want to live without a Sunday, without a day where we don’t work?“, asks Oliver Roethig, Regional Secretary of the European services workers union UNI Europa. “Often workers don’t have a choice anymore. With all the negative consequences for their private lives. Our demand…

Read More