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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, Véronique, Juulia and Dimitris. (English subtitles are available)

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Services E-Card: Commission’s ill-conceived e-card threatens services sector

Friday 8 September 2017

Today, strong concern was expressed about the potential negative impact of the Commission’s services e-card on the services sector. At a public hearing organised by the social partners of three sectors directly affected by the proposal – the construction, cleaning and insurance industries – the potential impact and far reaching social consequences of the proposed e-card…

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