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For decades, trade unions have been a pillar of democratic societies. UNI Europa works with our affiliates to boost union membership, strengthen union structures and grow the capacity to organise and build power within our sectors.
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Generali Agrees to Social Plan in Nyon: the fight paid off!

Monday 10 April 2017

On Friday 7 April, the management of Generali and the staff representatives at the Nyon branch (canton of Vaud) of the Italian insurance company, signed a social plan. UNIA expressed its satisfaction after agreeing to the plan which reduces by half the original number of jobs that would have been lost after the transfer to…

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UNI Europa Sport holds project plenary on advancing social dialogue in the sector

Wednesday 29 March 2017

UNI Europa Sport (project leader), together with its social partners (EASE) and its associated partners (Europe Active, EC-OE), held the concluding project plenary on ’Supporting the test phase of the European Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for sport and active leisure’ in Berlin on 23 and 24 March. The EU sport sector is growing rapidly, moving…

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International Women’s Day – She needs a pay rise

Tuesday 7 March 2017

A pay rise for women would narrow the gender pay gap, and boost the economy by giving millions of working women more money to spend. UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig said: ‘UNI Europa is a 100% committed to closing the gender pay gap – and we are doing our share with the http://uni40for40.org/ campaign,…

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European Trade Unions seek to empower young workers for labour market integration – Just Go For It!

Tuesday 7 March 2017

In a continuously evolving labour market where young workers are increasingly facing precariousness if not unemployment, trade unions’ renovation is imperative in order to respond and to be able to address the challenges ahead. This renovation passes through the rejuvenation of Trade Unions’ structures and strategies. Young workers face common challenges in all sectors throughout…

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Breakthrough in Bangladesh as unionists and garment workers are freed following international pressure

Friday 24 February 2017

The 35 Bangladeshi unionists and garment workers arrested since December last year have been released. This follows an international campaign against the Bangladesh government’s crackdown on the labour movement, led by UNI Global Union and IndustriALL Global Union. A tripartite agreement was reached on 23 February between IndustriALL Bangladesh Council (IBC), the Ministry of Labour and…

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