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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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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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