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A digital Europe can be a better Europe – a Europe in which growth brings higher quality jobs and promotes more social justice. But targeted and balanced policies are needed to tap into the economic and social potentials the digital revolution entails.
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Video on Shaping Industrial Relations in a Digitalising Services Industry

Thursday 17 May 2018

UNI Europa has created a 10 point discussion plan as part of the project on ‘Shaping Industrial Relations in a Digitalising Services Industry’. The plan suggests ways in which the trade union movement can mitigate the impact of digitalisation in the services industry. To read an article about the conference please click here and more…

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How the data you give away today could hurt your job prospects tomorrow

Wednesday 25 April 2018

In a blog for the World Economic Forum, UNI Global Union’s digital expert Christina Colclough analyses the lessons from the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica fallout. It was the data breach that launched a thousand think pieces. A sea of ink has flowed, and billions of bytes have streamed in response to the recent Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal. The…

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European Telecom Social Partners share concern regarding the negotiations on the European Electronic Communications Code

Thursday 19 April 2018

Brussels, 19 April 2018 – UNI Europa, the European trade union federation representing service workers, and ETNO, the Association representing Europe’s leading telecom operators, jointly express their concern with regard to the on-going negotiations for a European Electronic Communications Code (EECC). Last year, in a joint position, the social partners UNI Europa and ETNO supported…

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Victory for social rights as European services e-card is rejected

Wednesday 21 March 2018

Today trade unions scored a victory for social rights after having successfully led the drive to reject the European Commission’s proposal for an e-card in a vote in the internal market (IMCO) committee. The General Secretary and Confederal Secretary of the ETUC, alongside the heads of the European Trade Union Federations EFFAT, ETF, industriAll, EPSU,…

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UNI Europa and ETNO join the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Today, the social partners UNI Europa and ETNO – the European Telecommunication Network Operators’ Association (ETNO) – joined the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition. The Coalition was first launched by the European Commission in December 2016 and aims at helping meet the high demand of digital skills across Europe. The Coalition brings together Member States,…

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