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More democracy at work is needed to strengthen workers’ rights in company law

Tuesday 23 October 2018

Trade union leaders from all over Europe today united in their demand for more workers’ participation and workplace democracy. They are calling on MEPs to improve the EU company law package currently going through the European Parliament to strengthen workers’ information, consultation and board-level representation in the new types of companies allowed by this legislation….

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UNI Europa’s plan to harness the impact of digitalisation in the services industry unveiled in high-level conference

Thursday 17 May 2018

UNI Europa, in partnership with Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI), held its project conference ‘Shaping Industrial Relations in a Digitalising Services Industry’ on 15 and 16 May 2018 in Brussels. Almost 30 high-level guest speakers, panellists and moderators enriched the conference with their contributions and shared their ideas and knowledge on various topics on the…

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Alke Boessiger appointed next Deputy General Secretary of UNI Global Union

Wednesday 11 April 2018

At the UNI Management Committee in Nyon, UNI’s Head of ICTS Alke Boessiger was chosen as the next Deputy General Secretary of UNI Global Union. Boessiger will take up her new position during the UNI World Congress in Liverpool in June. “I am incredibly happy to be chosen as the next UNI Deputy General Secretary,”…

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Sunday Alliance holds meeting at the Parliament on the role of common free time for social engagement

Wednesday 28 February 2018

The European Sunday Alliance organised in the European Parliament a breakfast meeting on the role of common free time for civic engagement and volunteering. The event, hosted by the MEPs Evelyn Regner (S&D) and Thomas Mann (EPP), highlighted the challenge of reconciling social commitment with increasingly flexibilised working schedules. About 40 participants exchanged ideas, experiences…

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In support of democracy in Brazil

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Democracy is under attack in Brazil. After deposing the democratically elected president Dilma Rousseff, a group of corrupt politicians took power to implement anti-union measures – including dismantling of workers’ rights, threats to public pensions, attacks on social protection and the cash transfer programmes; it has attempted to legalise forced labour by changing the definition of…

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