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Pay transparency: UNI demands solid and appropriate EU legal framework and strong Collective Bargaining provisions.

Tuesday 25 February 2020

UNI Europa is joining trade unions at a protest outside the European Commission in Brussels today  to demand legislation on pay transparency to end the gender pay gap in the EU. The trade union protest will take place from 12:00 to 13:00 outside European Commission headquarters at the Berlaymont building. Women across the EU earn on average 16…

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Minimum Wage: EU in danger of missing the point

Tuesday 14 January 2020

President von der Leyen’s and Commissioner Schmit’s position on a fair and decent wage for all and the importance of collective bargaining is spot on. The consultation document by the Commission, however, is disappointing and in danger of missing the point. Von der Leyen’s and Schmit’s goal for this initiative is ensuring that every worker…

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Join us: we’re recruiting!

Friday 13 December 2019

Job Vacancy: Director for Business and Human Rights UNI Europa, the European services workers’ union, is recruiting a Director for Business and Human Rights for a 3 years’ contract (with possibility of extension). As Director for Business and Human Rights you will lead the development and delivery of our trade union work on Business &…

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Shaping the new world of work – how unions should address Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Thursday 12 December 2019

UNI Europa ICTS has published a position paper on Artificial Intelligence that highlights how unions should engage in the debate on AI, especially with regards to collective bargaining. Joining the ongoing European and global debate, UNI Europa ICTS has published a strategic position paper on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Oliver Roethig, UNI Europa Regional Secretary, underlines…

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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…

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