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Red card for services passport?

Thursday 8 December 2016

Will an “EU Services Card” (previously known as ‘Services Passport’) be included in an ‘Internal Market Package’, due to be unveiled by the European Commission next week? The idea is supposed make it easier for businesses to provide services across borders, but is opposed by trade unions and employers. Trade unions say it is a…

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Statement in support of our Greek affiliates’ strike action

Tuesday 6 December 2016

The UNI Europa Executive Committee at its 22nd meeting, which took place in Brussels on 1 December 2016, stated its support for our Greek affiliates’ general strike action on 8 December against the continued erosion of workers’ rights and other destructive austerity measures. Led by the EU and IMF, creditors are demanding the removal of…

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Crowd work in Europe is on the rise – new report out

Monday 5 December 2016

Over the past months, we have launched data from various European countries, showing the growing platform or gig economy in Europe. Now, that information is compiled in one handy report that UNI Europa’s Aileen Körfer presented at a Smart Society Project event on smart platforms in Brussels today. The report investigates how crowd workers use…

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MEPs pledge to promote trade union rights

Tuesday 29 November 2016

Today, 29 November, the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) met Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, to present him with the 158 MEP Pledges of support for trade union rights in Europe. 158 MEPs from 24 countries, and 5 political groups, have signed an ETUC pledge to respect and promote trade union rights in…

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Over 450 European and Canadian civil society groups urge legislators to reject CETA

Monday 28 November 2016

Over 450 public interest groups from across Europe and Canada today urged legislators to vote against the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). They joined forces to defend people and planet against the threats posed by the EU-Canada agreement, which still needs to be ratified by the European Parliament. Should EU parliamentarians give the trade…

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