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UNI Europa TAW (temporary agency work) aims to improve the conditions of temporary agency staff and ensure equal treatment for temporary agency workers in Europe.
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UNI Europa supports striking Deliveroo workers in Belgium and the Netherlands

Monday 29 January 2018

After Deliveroo workers in Belgium and Netherlands went on strike, UNI General Secretary, Philip Jennings, warned business leaders at Davos about the dangers of bogus self-employment and misclassification of workers. Referring to a Dutch Deliveroo worker on strike, Jennings delivered the reality of the new world of work to Davos in a session on the…

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What is the gig economy?

Wednesday 29 November 2017

It’s a hot topic but what are the realities of the ‘gig economy’ and the new types of employment created by online platforms? Watch our latest video to find out more.  

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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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Growing individualisation and fragmentation in the digital economy: Study results reveal high level of crowd work in Switzerland

Thursday 14 September 2017

Research by the University of Hertfordshire and Ipsos MORI, in association with the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), UNI Europa and syndicom has revealed the true size of the Swiss ‘gig economy’ for the first time, using an innovative survey method. 32.2% of survey respondents in Switzerland have tried to find work via online…

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