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EWC agreement signed in Randstad Group

Monday 13 July 2015

On July 10, Randstad Group signed an agreement establishing the European Works Council in the company. UNI Europa TAW together with its affiliates has been driving the process for a few years. The EWC replaces a voluntary information and consultation structure, Randstad European Platform, which existed since 1996. The EWC agreement has sthengthened the concept…

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UNI Europa Urges “NO” Vote on TTIP ISDS Amendment

Monday 6 July 2015

UNI Europa, the European service workers union, calls on MEPs to reject the “compromise” amendment allowing an investor-state dispute settlement scheme within TTIP. “We need to be clear about what is actually being compromised by this amendment – critical protections for European workers, SMEs and democracy,” said Oliver Roethig, UNI Europa Regional Secretary. ‘The so-called…

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EU: Do not slam the door on Greece!

Monday 6 July 2015

UNI Europa and the ETUC are united in calling for the Greek people not to be penalised for voting against austerity. The EU must react by backing a workable debt rescheduling and debt relief system. UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig said, “The Eurogroup must work out a solution as quickly as possible so that…

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The Smartest Commission Ever?

Friday 3 July 2015

Back in 2014, when the new Commission had just taken office, UNI Europa sat down to analyse official documents, speeches and interviews in order to find out what we could be expecting. The analysis, which you can download here, was full of warning signs. Not only did the new President of the Commission introduce a…

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