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Greek trade unions release statement of the European Pillar of Social Rights

Friday 1 December 2017

Following a workshop on “The European Social Pillar, Social Europe and national economies in crisis – Trade Union answers”, organised by UNI Europa and its affiliated Greek unions and held in Athens, a statement was adopted by the Greek Trade Unions members of UNI Europa: OTOE, OASE, OYIE, OME-OTE, POST and POESPERT. It outlined that…

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Fair, sustainable and social: UNI Europa’s view on EU trade policies

Thursday 23 November 2017

Yesterday, Regional Secretary, Oliver Roethig, was invited to speak at an event to recognise Trade Policy Day at the European Parliament. Sitting on a panel with Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissioner for Trade, and representatives from the WTO, World Economic Forum and top universities, Roethig gave the perspective of trade unions. He stated that “trade policies…

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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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Bringing Social Europe from Junk Status to AAA – Starting Now

Friday 17 November 2017

Today the European Pillar of Social Rights – a set of twenty principles putting social concerns on top of the political agenda – was proclaimed by the European Commission, the EU member states and the European Parliament. UNI Europa welcomes the pillar as a renewal of the EU’s commitment to a social Europe. For too…

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European Parliament backs EU-wide protection for whistleblowers

Tuesday 31 October 2017

The European Parliament has backed a proposal to create a horizontal framework for EU-wide protections for whistleblowers who expose misconduct. UNI Europa’s Professionals and Managers Group has been a key player advocating for reform as a founding member of the platform set up in 2016 with Eurocadres (the European Council of Professional and Managerial Staff)….

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