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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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UNI Europa supports the General Strike on 13 February in Belgium

Tuesday 12 February 2019

UNI Europa staff is on strike on Wednesday 13 February as called by our affiliated Belgian trade unions. The strike is called in protest of the capped wage increase at 0.8% for the year. The unions (CSC; FGTB; CGSLB) in return have called for a 1.5% increase to be the norm, adding that 0.8% did…

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UNI signs new global agreement with Société Générale as the bank’s commitment to labour and human rights deepens

Monday 4 February 2019

Société Générale and UNI Global Union renewed their global agreement at a ceremony in Paris today.  Christy Hoffman, UNI Global Union General Secretary and the Société Générale Group’s Director of Human Resources, Caroline Guillaumin  signed the agreement, which deepens the bank’s commitments to labour and human rights. The renewed agreement applies to all the Société…

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UNI Europa response to the European Commission consultation on AI ethics guidelines

Monday 4 February 2019

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on draft ethics guidelines for trustworthy artificial intelligence. This has been drafted by the High-level Expert Group on AI the Commission has set up earlier in 2018. UNI Europa acknowledges the innovative potential of AI and new technologies that can be beneficial for our society. However, these…

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Call for tender: New research project on “Social Innovation in the temporary agency work industry”

Friday 1 February 2019

In 2019/2020 and as part of their EU Sectoral Social Dialogue Work Programme 2019/2020, the World Employment Confederation-Europe and UNI Europa, the EU sectoral social partners for temporary agency work, will conduct a joint project on “Social Innovation in the temporary agency work industry” (VS/2019/0034) with the financial support of the European Commission/DG Employment. For this project,…

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