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CETA and TTIP need to be fair, sustainable and social

Tuesday 31 May 2016

The Regional Secretaries of UNI Americas and UNI Europa, Adriana Rosenzwaig and Oliver Roethig, gave their full support to the statement made by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union. Without the following changes, the trade…

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Unicredit Trade Union Alliance meeting, Bucharest 11-12 May 2016

Wednesday 18 May 2016

By Lucia Peveri, UILCA The fourth Unicredit TUA meeting took place in Bucharest on 11-12th May at the Headquarters of Unicredit Bank. UNI Europa Finance was represented by Claudia Saller, Policy Officer and Lucia Peveri, Expert of UNI in Unicredit EWC. The President of EWC, Angelo Di Cristo actively participated to the meeting. The road…

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Insurance sector addresses the demographic challenge in Europe

Thursday 12 May 2016

UNI Europa, together with the social partners Insurance Europe, BIPAR and AMICE, is hosting a conference in Bucharest entitled ‘The demographic challenge revisited: Innovative measures in the European insurance sector’. What better moment to present a new collection of successful initiatives that promote workers’ wellbeing and innovative solutions to the challenges the fast-changing insurance sector…

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#Endprecariouswork – Decent Work and Equal Treatment for All

Wednesday 13 April 2016

In the EU, precarious work means a low level of certainty over job safety, poor individual control over work, and/ or little opportunity for training and career progression. A job can be precarious because the worker is unable to enforce employment rights, social insurance protection is absent, or health and safety is at risk. But…

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French union sends open letter to President on protection of whistleblowers

Sunday 10 April 2016

On 6 April 2016, the French trade union FO-FEC (Fédération des Employés et Cadres Force Ouvrière) sent an open letter to the President of France, François Hollande prompted by the information revealed in the ‘Panama Papers’. FO-FEC is urging urging the president and the French government to ensure adequate protection for whistleblowers in the banking…

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