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Young finance union activists take part in European training on future of work

Wednesday 24 April 2019

After the success of the 2018 UNI Finance Youth Academy training project (see more here), in April 2019 three of our young finance sector trade union activists were given the opportunity to take part in a follow-up training offered by the ETUC and ETUI, once again in partnership with ILO-ACTRAV. Alessandra Cialdani (FISAC-CGIL, Italy), Jorge Maeso…

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European insurance sector committed to protecting workers from negative impact of digitalisation and regulatory requirements

Friday 15 February 2019

Today, 15 February 2019 in Brussels, UNI Europa Finance signed two joint declarations with our European insurance social partners, committing to work together to limit the negative impacts of digitalisation and of regulatory requirements and compliance for workers in the sector. Following from the 2016 joint declaration on the social effects of digitalisation, UNI Europa…

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Making it Happen: UNI Europa welcomes historic CBA for Romania’s financial sector

Thursday 13 December 2018

25,000 bank workers covered by first of its kind sectoral collective bargaining agreement in Romania’s financial sector UNI Europa and UNI Global Finance welcome the signing today of a sectoral collective bargaining agreement between UNI affiliate the FSAB, the Romanian Trade Union Federation for Bank and Insurance Workers and management. This historic, first of its…

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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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