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Ver.di negogiates pay rise deal for 62,000 Deutsche Telekom workers

Saturday 14 April 2018

This month negotiators from Deutsche Telekom and the services trade union, ver.di, announced that they had reached a compromise for the 55,000 employees of Telekom Deutschland, the branch of the German telecommunications group which serves individuals and companies in the country. Ver.di not only negotiated a pay rise of between 4.8% and 5.2%, but workers…

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Romanian IT Union, SITT, grows further as Elster Rometrics employees join

Wednesday 4 April 2018

Elster Rometrics employees have joined the SITT union which has nearly 4,000 members, organised in Nokia Romania (formerly Alcatel-Lucent Romania and its founders), Nokia Systems Networks Romania, Accenture Managed Services, Wipro Technoligies Romania and Atos IT Solutions and Services . After the IT Union of Timisoara, SITT, was legally recognised in SC Elster Rometrics SRL…

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UNI Europa supports striking workers at Fujitsu

Thursday 29 March 2018

The industrial action in support of the longstanding dispute with Fujitsu regarding the compulsory redundancy of seven individuals, the victimisation of Unite Reps and breaking of redundancy agreements continues. We believe that Fujitsu is trying to silence whistleblowers by dismissing them and by showing that it can make compulsory redundancies even when they are unjustified…

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UNI Europa and ETNO join the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Today, the social partners UNI Europa and ETNO – the European Telecommunication Network Operators’ Association (ETNO) – joined the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition. The Coalition was first launched by the European Commission in December 2016 and aims at helping meet the high demand of digital skills across Europe. The Coalition brings together Member States,…

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Ensuring the mental wellbeing of ICT employees in the new world of work – revising the Good Work, Good Health Guidelines

Tuesday 23 January 2018

In January, the telecom social partners UNI Europa ICTS and ETNO (the employer organisation regrouping incumbent telecom operators) kicked off a new project on mental health in the ICT sector. In the context of rapid technological change and digitalisation, new psychosocial risks have emerged for workers (e.g. burnout, constant availability etc). The project aims at…

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