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UniCredit and UniCredit European Works Council sign European banking sector’s first Joint Declaration on Work-Life Balance

Tuesday 28 November 2017

Milan, November 28, 2017  In a first for the European banking sector, UniCredit and the UniCredit European Works Council (UEWC) have signed a joint declaration on work-life balance, committing to improving social dialogue in UniCredit at a European level. The joint declaration on work-life balance, signed today by UniCredit CEO Jean Pierre Mustier and UEWC…

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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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Commerce sector achieves big win in Poland

Monday 27 November 2017

On November 24th, the Polish Parliament passed a law limiting work in the commerce sector on Sundays. From 1st March 2018, workers will only be allowed to work in shops on the first and last Sunday of the month. In 2019, shops will only be open on the last Sunday of each month, and in…

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16 pledges to end gender based violence at the workplace

Friday 24 November 2017

On November 25th, 1960, the three Mirabal sisters were assassinated for their political activism against the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo in the Dominican Republic. Their deaths became a symbol of feminist resistance and since 1981, this date became synonymous throughout Latin America as a day to combat and raise awareness on violence against women. In…

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UNI Europa in full solidarity with Italian and German Black Friday strikes

Friday 24 November 2017

For Amazon in Italy and Germany, Black Friday really could be a dark day. Workers at Amazon’s largest “fulfilment centres” in Italy and German have decided to take strike action. Amazon employees in both countries are calling on the company to respect their workers by engaging in social dialogue and providing a safe and healthy…

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