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Social Europe in ‘last chance saloon’

Friday 20 January 2017

The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) together with the European trade union federations is warning the European Commission that the EU is in the ‘last-chance saloon’ to tackle popular resentment towards the EU. “I believe the Pillar of Social Rights can be a way of getting Europe back on track, but only if it provides…

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What to look for in the European Pillar of Social Rights

Thursday 19 January 2017

On 23 January, UNI Europa will take part in a high level conference on the European Pillar of Social Rights, organised by the European Commission, just a few days after the European Parliament plenary adopted a report on the European Pillar of Social Rights with strong proposals to strengthen social rights in the EU.  UNI…

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Addressing physical and psychological risks in the retail and wholesale sector

Monday 19 December 2016

UNI Europa and EuroCommerce have just published joint project report entitled ‘Addressing physical and psychological risks in the retail and wholesale sector’. The report is the product of a joint project and the results of a survey of members and affiliates. The survey has been able to pinpoint a number of areas of risk in…

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Hairdressing Social Partner Agreement: State of Play

Monday 12 December 2016

State of play UNI Europa and Coiffure EU, the social partners in the hairdressing sector, have concluded a revised European Framework Agreement on the protection of occupational health and safety in the hairdressing sector. In July 2016, they jointly requested the European Commission to submit the agreement to the Council for making it legally binding….

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