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What is the gig economy?

Wednesday 29 November 2017

It’s a hot topic but what are the realities of the ‘gig economy’ and the new types of employment created by online platforms? Watch our latest video to find out more.  

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UniCredit and UniCredit European Works Council sign European banking sector’s first Joint Declaration on Work-Life Balance

Tuesday 28 November 2017

Milan, November 28, 2017  In a first for the European banking sector, UniCredit and the UniCredit European Works Council (UEWC) have signed a joint declaration on work-life balance, committing to improving social dialogue in UniCredit at a European level. The joint declaration on work-life balance, signed today by UniCredit CEO Jean Pierre Mustier and UEWC…

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Tracking the digital footprint

Tuesday 28 November 2017

Yesterday, UNI Europa and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire, held a conference to present the report “Work in the European Gig Economy – Research results from the UK, Sweden, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Italy”. The report presents the results of an innovative survey across…

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New Rights for Telework in the European Banking Sector

Monday 20 November 2017

On 17 November 2017, the European social partners of the banking sector signed a Joint Declaration on Telework in the European Banking Sector. They have already agreed to also sign a further joint declaration on digitalisation in the banking sector in 2018. The declaration sets out with an analysis of the Current Situation for Society…

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Standing in solidarity with embattled US Santander workers

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Today, Brussels welcomed US Santander workers fighting for trade union recognition. Even though many of Santander’s international branches in Europe and South America are already organised, American workers face a barrage of obstacles and obstructions. From the beginning of this year, employees of Santander, Spain’s biggest bank, have called on executives to respect their right…

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