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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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Juncker, it’s time to talk about a services policy

Wednesday 18 October 2017

While UNI Europa welcomes Juncker’s renewed enthusiasm for industrial policy, it is critical that Juncker also addresses a comprehensive services policy. People across Europe expect and deserve high quality services, and European businesses also rely on innovative services solutions to succeed in global markets. Therefore, a competitive European Union that caters for a high quality of life…

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UNI Europa Youth joins European Pay Rise Campaign!

Monday 28 August 2017

On 28 August 2017, the UNI Europa Youth Steering Group met in preparation of its UNI Europa Youth Conference to be held in Helsinki, Finland on 25-27 September 2017. During their meeting in Brussels, the UNI Europa Youth Steering Group also confirmed its full support of the ETUC Campaign: EUROPE NEEDS A PAY RISE –…

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UNI Europa responds to EU White Paper on the Future of Europe

Wednesday 2 August 2017

UNI Europa today responded to the European Commission’s online request for feedback to its ‘White paper on the future of Europe and the way forward.’ In the paper, the EU Commission sets out five possible scenarios for the possible state of the Union by 2025 depending on the choices Europe will make. In short, UNI…

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The impact of business models, including the platform economy – Public hearing

Thursday 13 July 2017

On 12 July, UNI Europa, represented by its Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig, attended a Public hearing in the European Parliament on “The impact of business models, including the platform economy, on employment and social security in the EU.” The main objective of the hearing was to deepen the European Parliament’s ’Committee on Employment and Social…

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