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UNI Europa calls for the rejection of the “innovation principle” from Horizon Europe

Wednesday 13 March 2019

Ahead of tomorrow’s trilogue meeting between the EU institutions which will agree on the legislative package for the EU research programme Horizon Europe, UNI Europa joins together with civil society organisations to call on the EU Parliament and Council to remove the “innovation principle” from Horizon Europe. The so-called “innovation principle” represents a red line…

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We’re recruiting! UNI Europa is looking for a European Organising Director.

Thursday 21 February 2019

UNI Europa, the European services workers’ union, is seeking an Organising Director to build trade union power by assisting affiliates in developing organising capacity and running successful organising campaigns. The Director manages the operational, policy and campaigning activities in his/her field of work with a high degree of independent judgement and decision-making within the framework…

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Shaping Industrial Relations project’s infographic summary out now!

Wednesday 23 January 2019

UNI Europa’s European Commission funded project ‘Shaping Industrial Relations in a Digitalising Services Industry – Challenges and Opportunities for Social Partners’ (VS/2016/0357) in collaboration with ZSI – Centre for Social Innovation, was one of UNI Europa’s top priorities for 2017-2018 and a key element in developing our political platform on the future world of work…

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EU Social Pillar 1st Anniversary: Celebrating a date, not an accomplishment

Tuesday 13 November 2018

UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig, commenting on the first anniversary of the EU Social Pillar, said a real commitment to sectoral collective bargaining was necessary, if the initiative was to succeed for workers. Roethig said, “In a year we have not seen all that much – it’s like a brightly shining birthday candle without…

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September Monthly Message from Regional Secretary on Working Time

Wednesday 26 September 2018

UNI Europa adopted the Vienna Declaration on working time in September. The paper – ‘It is our Time: Working Time in the New World of Work –Working Time and Collective Bargaining Policy’ – was adopted as a reaction to the increasing discrepancy between the hours that workers want to work and the hours that they…

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