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Trade unions united against the European Services E-Card

Monday 26 June 2017

UNI Europa is strongly opposed to the services e-card proposed by the European Commission and calls for its rejection. Last Wednesday , 21 June, workers from across Europe protested the EU proposal on a services e-card in front of the European Parliament. UNI Europa organised the action along with the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)…

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Over 250 non-government organisations launch alternitive vision for Europe

Tuesday 20 June 2017

More than 250 non-government organisations from across Europe have today released an alternative vision for a more democratic, just and sustainable Europe. Intended to influence the debate on the future direction of Europe, this alternative vision is endorsed by organisations representing a multitude of public interest issues, including labour rights, culture, development, environment, health, women’s…

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European Pillar of Social Rights falls far short for workers

Wednesday 26 April 2017

Today, the European Commission published its long awaited recommendation on the European Pillar of Social Rights as well as its Reflection Paper on the Social Dimension of Europe. UNI Europa knows how much workers need a social Europe, one that stands up for them and their rights. But in reality, these proposals look like just…

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Big Six Tech Companies must commit to decent work

Friday 7 April 2017

UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings calls on the Big Six Tech companies to commit to decent work in the brave new digital world and vows that unions will not be marginalised. Speaking on the panel ‘Discussion on work and society’ at the ILO Global Dialogue on the Future of Work We Want today,…

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UNI Europa statement on Brexit

Thursday 30 March 2017

The UK government has officially launched the start of the Brexit negotiations by triggering Article 50 of the EU Treaties. Oliver Roethig, UNI Europa Regional Secretary, said: ‘UNI Europa and the entire European trade union movement demand the best possible deal for workers on both sides of the Channel , notably in terms of retaining…

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