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World Day for Decent Work – Changing the rules with collective bargaining

Friday 5 October 2018

7th October is World Day for Decent Work where workers and organisations across the world come together to highlight how we can create better jobs and workplaces. This year’s theme is ‘change the rules’. “World Day for Decent Work is an important day to reflect on where we’re at in Europe in regard to quality…

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September Monthly Message from Regional Secretary on Working Time

Wednesday 26 September 2018

UNI Europa adopted the Vienna Declaration on working time in September. The paper – ‘It is our Time: Working Time in the New World of Work –Working Time and Collective Bargaining Policy’ – was adopted as a reaction to the increasing discrepancy between the hours that workers want to work and the hours that they…

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Unions call for a working time overhaul at high-level conference

Wednesday 12 September 2018

This week, UNI Europa and its largest Austrian affiliate, GPA-djp, held a two-day high-level conference in Vienna on working time. Against the back drop of a new law in Austria increasing the working day from eight to twelve hours and the working week from forty to sixty hours, the conference was an opportunity for trade…

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