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The Road to Rome

Sunday 17 January 2016

By Oliver Roethig, Regional Secretary Political and technological forces are threatening workers’ rights all over Europe. The European Commission is pushing the EU in an increasingly neoliberal direction, through initiatives such as the “Better Regulation Agenda” and is increasingly effective in its anti-worker agenda. President Juncker’s team seems set on creating an EU which put…

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Call for tender Labour market analysis in the commerce sector: which are the key challenges and factors of change?

Friday 18 December 2015

Few industries have experienced greater change in their employment patterns over the last few decades than retail and wholesale, where forms of employment are becoming highly varied. A wide range of factors is driving this process, from changes in economic circumstances and consumer preferences, globalization, to advanced technological innovations and the new forms of competition…

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UNI Europa kick-off event on Social Dialogue

Thursday 10 December 2015

For the very first time UNI Europa has gathered social partners from  the 13 sectors  under its umbrella for a much needed discussion about the future of Social Dialogue. With this gathering, UNI Europa has played a pioneering role – more than 50 participants representing employers and trade unions in the service industry – the…

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European Commission: Is this a small thing?

Friday 27 November 2015

In a recent “explanatory” publication on better regulation, the Commission openly mocks the ongoing efforts of social partners to implement a European Framework Agreement on health and safety in the hairdressing sector. The Commission, repeating its mantra of “The EU must not be big on small things” alongside with two images, one of them being…

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