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Cross-border parcels delivery services Regulation adopted

Thursday 15 March 2018

Following two rounds of trilogue negotiations, the co-legislators reached a provisional agreement in December 2017. On 13 March 2018, the European Parliament at its plenary session, adopted the Commission proposal to make prices for cross-border parcel delivery services more transparent and affordable, and to increase regulatory oversight of the EU parcel market. The regulation now…

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In solidarity with Air Traffic Controllers right to strike

Tuesday 5 December 2017

The Air Traffic Controllers European Unions Coordination (ATCEUC) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) have launched a campaign to oppose the European Commission’s will to shape and limit the Air Traffic Controllers’ (ATCOs) right to strike. The recommendations of the European Commission significantly encroach upon the national sovereignty of Member States and contradict the…

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Workers struggle to make ends meet due to bogus minimum wages

Wednesday 8 November 2017

Minimum wages are so far below the official low-wage threshold in many EU countries that many workers would struggle to make a living, shows an ETUC briefing paper published today. Minimum wages would have to increase by 62% in Spain, 28% in Germany and 22% in the UK just to reach a level below the…

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World Day for Decent Work Video from UNI Europa

Saturday 7 October 2017

What does decent work mean to you? Taking in consideration different cultures, backgrounds and personal experiences, staff at UNI Europa were asked for their interpretation of ‘decent work’. Many thanks to Oliver (Regional Secretary), Natalie, Johannes, Maureen, Nicola, Amel, Aileen, Morten, VĂ©ronique, Juulia and Dimitris. (English subtitles are available)

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