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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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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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September Monthly Message from Regional Secretary on Working Time

Wednesday 26 September 2018

UNI Europa adopted the Vienna Declaration on working time in September. The paper – ‘It is our Time: Working Time in the New World of Work –Working Time and Collective Bargaining Policy’ – was adopted as a reaction to the increasing discrepancy between the hours that workers want to work and the hours that they…

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