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“Shaping Industrial Relations in a Digitalising Services Industry” project concludes

Wednesday 21 November 2018

In autumn 2018 UNI Europa finalised its project on “Shaping Industrial Relations in a Digitalising Services Industry – Challenges and Opportunities for Social Partners”. Two final reflection workshops took place in Vienna and Brussels. The findings and outcomes of the research conducted by partner ‘ZSI – Centre for Social Innovation’ were presented, as well as…

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EU Social Pillar 1st Anniversary: Celebrating a date, not an accomplishment

Tuesday 13 November 2018

UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig, commenting on the first anniversary of the EU Social Pillar, said a real commitment to sectoral collective bargaining was necessary, if the initiative was to succeed for workers. Roethig said, “In a year we have not seen all that much – it’s like a brightly shining birthday candle without…

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Czech finance workers reach new sectoral bargaining agreement to end strike alert

Thursday 25 October 2018

For the past 11 months, bank and insurance workers in the Czech Republic have been working under a strike alert. That all changed this week when the industry’s largest employers reached a sectoral agreement with their union, the OSPP. The new collective agreement raises standards in the industry and will come into effect starting 1…

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