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EU SOCIAL PILLAR 1st ANNIVERSARY: celebrating a date, not an accomplishment

Tuesday 13 November 2018

UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig, commenting on the first anniversary of the EU Social Pillar, said a real commitment to sectoral collective bargaining was necessary, if the initiative was to succeed for workers. Roethig said, “In a year we have not seen all that much – it’s like a brightly shining birthday candle without…

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Experienced older workers in high demand as EU banks seek staff competent in regulation

Tuesday 3 July 2018

Financial crisis, the growth of digitalisation, market changes, and a continuously increasing and complex EU regulatory regime have created new trends in banking sector employment.  An overall shrinking financial services workforce, opportunities for older employees for a late career in the banking sector, a simultaneous significant decrease in hiring younger employees, and a majority of…

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UNI Europa report on ‘Online Talent Platforms, Labour Market Intermediaries and the Changing World of Work’

Thursday 17 May 2018

UNI, together with WEC-Europe, have published the first ever pan-European report mapping the online talent platform economy and comparing it with temporary agency work. It will come as little surprise that the comparison between online talent platforms and the temporary agency sector revealed significant differences along a number of dimensions. Access to training and social…

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