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UNI Europa Finance ready to launch negotiations with Intesa Sanpaolo bank

Monday 8 October 2018

UNI Europa Finance Trade Union Alliance (TUA) and European Works Council (EWC) for Intesa Sanpaolo kick-off meeting took place on 27 September in Rome. The meeting was arranged to demand that the company agree to opening an EWC. Attended by trade union representatives from 10 unions from Italy, Romania, Hungary and Albania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia,…

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New Trade Union Alliance for workers at Saica declared

Friday 5 October 2018

Today on Friday 5th October 2018, at the initiative of UNI Europa Graphical – the European federation for unions in the graphical and packaging sector – the first Europe wide meeting of unions present in the multinational packaging company Saica, took place. Those present at the meeting discussed the nature of Saica as a company…

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Support PAM’s October political strike and overtime ban in Finland

Tuesday 2 October 2018

The Finnish Service Union United (PAM) has organised a day-long political strike for October 3rd. The reason for industrial action is the Finnish government’s so-called ‘lay-off law’ which would weaken employees’ rights of protection against dismissals and make it easier for businesses with less than 20 staffto fire them. Following the political strike, PAM members will…

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New EWC agreement with big brand Inditex shows further commitment to workers’ rights

Tuesday 2 October 2018

Earlier this week, the Inditex Group which includes leading brands such as Zara, Massimo Dutti and Pull & Bear signed up to a European Works Council (EWC) agreement. A European Works Council is an information and consultation forum representing employees in European multinational companies such as Inditex which is headquartered in Arteixo, Spain. The EWC…

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