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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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World Post Day Interview with CWU President, Jane Loftus

Monday 9 October 2017

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) is the British union representing around 200 000 workers in the post and telecommunications sector. Especially for the postal workers in Royal Mail, CWU is bargaining on different levels for decent working conditions, pension funds and a better wage. After the privatisation of Royal Mail in 2013, the company went…

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Cross-border parcel delivery Regulation rejected by the European Parliament

Thursday 13 July 2017

On 11 July 2017, the TRAN Committee of the European Parliament rejected the Cross-border parcel delivery Regulation proposal. The EPP in the transport committee voted down the compromise proposals put forward by the Socialists and Democrats that aimed at addressing a number of obstacles to cross-border parcel deliveries. Despite the lobbying efforts of UNI Europa…

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