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UNI Europa sends joint letter on European Services Package

Tuesday 11 April 2017

UNI Europa has sent a joint letter together with EFBWW, EFFAT and the ETUC to MEPs in the Internal Market  and Employment committees as well as national permanent representation to the EU regarding our ongoing concerns with the EU Commission proposals for a services e-card. We are calling on the European Parliament and Council to…

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Generali Agrees to Social Plan in Nyon: the fight paid off!

Monday 10 April 2017

On Friday 7 April, the management of Generali and the staff representatives at the Nyon branch (canton of Vaud) of the Italian insurance company, signed a social plan. UNIA expressed its satisfaction after agreeing to the plan which reduces by half the original number of jobs that would have been lost after the transfer to…

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Big Six Tech Companies must commit to decent work

Friday 7 April 2017

UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings calls on the Big Six Tech companies to commit to decent work in the brave new digital world and vows that unions will not be marginalised. Speaking on the panel ‘Discussion on work and society’ at the ILO Global Dialogue on the Future of Work We Want today,…

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Banking digitalisation is here to stay

Friday 31 March 2017

“Banking digitalisation is already here – The outlook of banking employees in the digitalisation era: Adaptation, Change Opportunity” was the title of the first social partner event in the Romanian Banking sector in Bucharest on 30 March 2017. UNI’s Romanian affiliate FSAB organised the seminar in cooperation with the Council of Banking Employers of Romania….

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UNI Europa statement on Brexit

Thursday 30 March 2017

The UK government has officially launched the start of the Brexit negotiations by triggering Article 50 of the EU Treaties. Oliver Roethig, UNI Europa Regional Secretary, said: ‘UNI Europa and the entire European trade union movement demand the best possible deal for workers on both sides of the Channel , notably in terms of retaining…

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