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UNI Europa Finance affiliates launch EU project on inclusion of people with disabilities in European Works Councils

Friday 19 April 2019

Fifteen UNI Europa Finance affiliates, led by Italian trade union FIRST-CISL, have launched an EU-funded project on: “Non-financial reporting directive (2014/95/EU): an opportunity to develop the participation and inclusion rights of people with disabilities and prevent the risk of social dumping. The crucial role of EWCs and Trade Unions”.  The first meeting was held in…

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Workers protest unfair dismissal at Orpea Poland

Wednesday 17 April 2019

On Monday 15 April, the inter-company organization OPZZ Konfederacja Pracy organised a solidarity picket for the illegally dismissed Orpea Polska sp. o.o. union representative Anna Bacia. At the picket, workers and families of residents petitioned the company and demanded to reinstate care worker Anna Bacia. Despite Orpea Poland’s neutrality statement on 5 April 2019 in…

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We speak of the digital future of work – but that future is NOW

Monday 15 April 2019

On 9 April 2019, the European Commission organised a High-Level Conference on the Future of Work with the slogan “Today, Tomorrow, for All”. At the conference the long-awaited High-level Expert Group on the Digital Transformation on EU Labour Markets launched their report under the same name. Oliver Roethig took part in the conference and was…

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Public Procurement is our business – Joint letter by Social Partners to Commission

Wednesday 10 April 2019

UNI Europa Property Services initiated a joint letter between CoESS, EFCI, FoodServices Europe and EFFAT demanding a public consultation on the future revision of the public procurement directive in 2021. The joint letter also demands that the Commission takes the Best Value Guides in Cleaning and Security into account, when revising the Buying Social Guide….

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Call for tender: UNI Europa Graphical looking for a researcher for a EU-funded project on “Anticipating changes in the security printing sector”

Monday 8 April 2019

UNI Europa Graphical have launched an EU-funded project on ” Anticipating changes in the security printing sector “, which will run for 20 months from May 2019 to December 2020. The overall objective of the project is to assess the situation of employee information and consultation processes in the security printing sector where two types…

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