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UNI Europa, ÖGB and GPA-djp issue declaration on Digitalisation, Work and Employment in the EU

Tuesday 15 September 2015

A declaration supported by MEPs Evelyn Regner and Jutta Steinruck was issued on 15 September at a public panel debate this evening. It addresses the lack of a meaningful social dimension in the European Commission’s Digital Single Market Package – without which the current EU digital agenda will not serve to create inclusive and sustainable growth in the long run.

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UNI Europa urges EU member states to solve refugee crisis with humanity and solidarity

Monday 14 September 2015

Europe is witnessing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis – and governments are lacking the necessary solidarity and humanity to deal with the situation. Oliver Roethig, Regional Secretary of UNI Europa said: ‘ Today’s ‘emergency summit’, when EU interior ministers meet has to be the first step in European governments rising to the challenge instead of ignoring…

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The Smartest Commission Ever?

Friday 3 July 2015

Back in 2014, when the new Commission had just taken office, UNI Europa sat down to analyse official documents, speeches and interviews in order to find out what we could be expecting. The analysis, which you can download here, was full of warning signs. Not only did the new President of the Commission introduce a…

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Civil society groups form ‘Better Regulation’ Watchdog to protect citizen, worker and consumer rights

Friday 15 May 2015

More than 50 civil society organisations have joined forces to create the ‘Better Regulation Watchdog’ – a network to protect citizens’, workers’ and consumers’ rights. The network was launched today in Brussels, one day ahead of the expected announcement of the European Commission’s so-called ‘Better Regulation’ reforms. The network of organisations from around Europe is…

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