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UNI Europa increasing trade union influence in Sofidel, Lucart and Tronchetti

Wednesday 21 February 2018

A UNI Europa Graphical and Packaging transnational trade union coordination meeting concerning three Italian based tissue multinational companies: Sofidel, Lucart and Tronchetti, took place in Florence on 12-13 February 2018. In total, twenty colleagues from Belgium, Italy, France, Spain, Poland and UK attended this meeting. At the end of the meeting the participants adopted an…

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New beginnings beckon Amcor as workers organise and negotiations start

Tuesday 20 February 2018

Last week, over 100 employees of the Amcor factories in Łódź, Poland demonstrated their support for the beginning of negotiations between trade union and the company’s management on issues raised by the workers. More than 100 employees of Amcor and members of the Graphical Trade Union gathered in front of Amcor factories demonstrating their support…

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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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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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European trade unions hail successful organising action at Amcor in Poland

Thursday 9 November 2017

Following months of organising campaigns, workers succeeded in setting up trade unions at previously unorganised Amcor plants in Poland with the support of COZZ (Central European Organising Center) and transnational trade union solidarity. A delegation of UNI Europa Graphical & Packaging and industriAll Europe trade unions met the new union members in Łódź to hail…

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