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Greek trade unions release statement of the European Pillar of Social Rights

Friday 1 December 2017

Following a workshop on “The European Social Pillar, Social Europe and national economies in crisis – Trade Union answers”, organised by UNI Europa and its affiliated Greek unions and held in Athens, a statement was adopted by the Greek Trade Unions members of UNI Europa: OTOE, OASE, OYIE, OME-OTE, POST and POESPERT. It outlined that…

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Bringing Social Europe from Junk Status to AAA – Starting Now

Friday 17 November 2017

Today the European Pillar of Social Rights – a set of twenty principles putting social concerns on top of the political agenda – was proclaimed by the European Commission, the EU member states and the European Parliament. UNI Europa welcomes the pillar as a renewal of the EU’s commitment to a social Europe. For too…

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European Equal Pay Day 2017

Friday 3 November 2017

Today is European Equal Pay Day 2017 when women symbolically stop earning for the rest of the year. The average hourly pay of women in Europe is 16.3% lower than that of men. European Equal Pay Day, which falls on 3 November this year, marks the moment when women effectively stop getting paid compared to…

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European Parliament backs EU-wide protection for whistleblowers

Tuesday 31 October 2017

The European Parliament has backed a proposal to create a horizontal framework for EU-wide protections for whistleblowers who expose misconduct. UNI Europa’s Professionals and Managers Group has been a key player advocating for reform as a founding member of the platform set up in 2016 with Eurocadres (the European Council of Professional and Managerial Staff)….

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