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Statement from Penguin Random House, NUJ and Unite

Wednesday 21 December 2016

On 19 September we reported about Penguin Random House terminating its collective agreement with unions on Friday 16 December after talks aimed at protecting staff redundancy terms broke down. The National Union of Journalists and Unite have today released a statement to updated on the situation in London, as follows Statement from Tom Weldon, Penguin…

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UNI Europa Gaming Annual Meeting in Lille

Tuesday 8 November 2016

Over 40 members from 13 affiliated unions representing casinos, betting shops, bingo and lottery employees in 10 countries met in Lille (France) on November 3-4, 2016. UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig, addressing the meeting, recognised the challenges the sector was facing because of the economic crisis and digitalisation and stressed the importance of cross-sectoral…

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UNI Europa Graphical and Packaging: declaration in support of Austrian and Italian colleagues on collective bargaining

Friday 21 October 2016

The UNI Europa Graphical and Packaging Sector on 21 October adopted the below declaration in support of Austrian and Italian trade unions in their fight for new collective agreements. Read the full text here: DECLARATION OF UNI EUROPA GRAPHICAL IN SUPPORT OF OUR AUSTRIAN AND ITALIAN COLLEAGUES IN THEIR STRUGGLE FOR NEW COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS The…

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UNI Europa Commerce congratulates Carrefour EWC on its 20 years anniversary

Friday 7 October 2016

On 5th October 2016, in the beautiful city of Rome, UNI Europa Commerce Director Laila Castaldo addressed audience of the celebration event of 20 years of activity of the Carrefour CICE (European Committee for information and consultation). The CICE, a transnational body composed of trade union representatives from six European countries (France, Spain, Italy, Belgium,…

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6.427 m scarf for more social warmth and better working conditions

Monday 26 September 2016

>>> Photos action day “Knitting for social warmth” Two years ago members of works council in the social sector in Upper Austria announced the action “Knitting for social warmth”. They started together to knit the longest scarf in Austria – to highlight the lack of social warmth and empathy, especially visible in the treatment of…

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