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Take action for social rights now!

Monday 12 December 2016

Raise your voice for a Social Europe! The European Commission is finally ready to listen to workers and citizens. It currently seeks our opinion on how to make Europe more social again. Social Rights First Trade Unions have worked out a plan to put social rights before the interests of big business and banks. Join us and have your say for a Social Europe with: Decent work…

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European Pillar of Social Rights – A strong social Europe

Monday 12 December 2016

“Changing Europe Together” meets up with a slow sea change of the discussions in Europe concerning its social dimension. This is imbedded in the broader debate on the rise in inequality, Brexit and the digital revolution. At European level, the main initiative in this regard is introducing a European pillar of social rights. For UNI…

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UNI Europa statement on the EU-Canada trade agreement (CETA)

Monday 12 December 2016

The trade union movement, in cooperation with civil society and some governments, has achieved substantial progress with regard to the content of CETA. However, the current agreement still does not meet red lines that UNI Europa has formulated. Accordingly, the UNI Europa Executive Committee, meeting on 1 December 2016, stressed that UNI Europa upholds its…

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UNI Europa position on Brexit

Monday 12 December 2016

On 23 June 2016, 51.9% of the British electorate voted in the EU Referendum for the UK to leave the European Union. The narrow but decisive result was seen as a cry of disillusionment and anger from large swathes of the population who felt left behind by globalisation and ignored by what they perceived as…

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Statement in support of our Spanish affiliates’ mobilisation action

Monday 12 December 2016

The UNI Europa Executive Committee at its 22nd meeting, which took place in Brussels on 1 December 2016, stated its support for the initiative of our Spanish affiliates Comisiones Obreras and UGT, in their action to start mobilising Spanish workers against the economic and social policies of the Spanish Government. The worker mobilisation will end…

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