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The future world of work in Finance

Friday 25 November 2016

The effects of digitalisation in the finance sector was the focus of the day at the UNI Europa Finance meeting on 22 November. With a diverse selection of speakers representing fintech, consumer protection, watchdog organisations and of course European trade union affiliates, the discussions of the day centred around what solutions trade unions could offer…

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Sexual harassment: our invisible enemy at the workplace

Thursday 24 November 2016

Violence in the world of work is a threat to the dignity, security, health and well-being of everyone. It has an impact not only on workers and employers, but also on their families, communities, economies and society as a whole. There is no one definition on the term of “violence” in the world of work,…

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Eliminating violence against women at work and at home

Thursday 24 November 2016

Trade Unions are fully determined to eliminate violence against women through collective agreements, and their proper implementation with employers, at national, sectoral and company levels. In a ground-breaking, and unpublished, study ‘Safe at Home-Safe at work’, which will be presented in Madrid on November 24-25 to mark the International Day against Violence against Women (November…

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New EU rules on insolvency must provide better protection for workers

Wednesday 23 November 2016

The ETUC has cautiously welcomed the European Commission’s proposal for a new Directive to  protect companies that are insolvent or nearly insolvent. The new rules, giving a period during which the company can explore all opportunities to provide for its survival, will stop creditors from forcing a company into insolvency and provide much needed breathing…

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EU Banking social partners commit to CSR

Friday 18 November 2016

The EU sectoral social dialogue committee in the banking sector invited social partners from the EU member states to an event to follow up on the joint declaration on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) which had been signed in 2014. Mr. David-Pascal Dion, Head of Social Dialogue Unit at DG Employment of the European Commission, gave…

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