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European trade unions calling for release of jailed workers at embassy of Bangladesh – #EveryDayCounts

Thursday 16 February 2017

9 trade union leaders were arrested over the weekend in Chittagong  Trade union offices ransacked and vandalised, leaders arrested and imprisoned, workers and organizers in hiding for fear of retribution – this is the face of Bangladesh’s punitive crackdown on labour. The situation is deteriorating further – 9 trade union members were arrested over the…

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New campaign: Europe needs a pay rise – it’s time for our recovery

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Corporate Europe has recovered from the crisis but workers haven’t seen a pay rise in years. For too long, leaders and employers have pitted workers against each other in a wage race to the bottom. More money in the pockets of workers isn’t only good for workers – it creates demand that will trickle-up the…

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New UniCredit agreement signed by the Italian trade unions

Wednesday 8 February 2017

On 4 February, 2017 the Italian affiliates of UNI Finance, FABI, FIRST-CISL, FISAC CGIL, UILCA and UNISIN signed an agreement with the banking group UniCredit on the social impact of its business plan “Transformer”, presented on 13 December 2016. The main achievements of the agreement are; the 3,900 redundancies will be voluntary and employees will…

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