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FNV holds surprise action at Teleperformance due to withheld pay

Friday 7 June 2019

With empty shopping baskets in hand, Teleperformance employees are calling to CEO Van Liemt for their bonus this week. A large proportion of all 3,400 (former) employees have been entitled to an annual bonus of 75 euros since 2012 – but have not received it. The request for payment has been rejected several times. They…

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UGT and Google join forces to train workers from all over Spain in digital skills

Monday 27 May 2019

Google will develop a massive, free and open online course (MOOC) focused on digital skills for professionals, addressing the main tools and topics for digital transformation Google will train (free of charge) 200 UGT union members who will later train other workers in turn. UGT promotes this agreement as a digital training tool for workers…

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UNI Europa response to the European Commission consultation on AI ethics guidelines

Monday 4 February 2019

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on draft ethics guidelines for trustworthy artificial intelligence. This has been drafted by the High-level Expert Group on AI the Commission has set up earlier in 2018. UNI Europa acknowledges the innovative potential of AI and new technologies that can be beneficial for our society. However, these…

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New Good Work, Good Health Guidelines unveiled to combat psychosocial hazards in work

Thursday 17 January 2019

Today, 17th January, UNI Europa – the European trade union federation for the services sector – and its social partner, ETNO, the Association representing Europe’s leading providers of digital networks and services, held a high-level workshop on mental health in the new world of work. As part of the EU funded project ‘Ensuring the mental…

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Good Work, Good Health II Guidelines

Thursday 17 January 2019

As part of the EU funded project ‘Ensuring the mental wellbeing of ICT employees in the new world of work – revising the Good Work, Good Health Guidelines’ (VS/2017/0366), the social partners are investigating the impact of digitalisation and how it creates new challenges for the health and safety of ICT employees. As a follow…

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