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Polish Amcor employees show their muscle with new demonstration

Friday 25 May 2018

The employees of three plants located in Poland, owned by international packaging giant Amcor Limited, who are organised in the Graphical Trade Union (400 members) demonstrated today in front of Amcor Specialty Cartons Łódź, their support for ongoing pay negotiations. Since April this year, the pay negotiations initiated by ZZP in Amcor have been underway….

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Solidarity proves successful for Lidl’s workers in Belgium

Friday 25 May 2018

Lidl’s business model is based on offering low prices on high quality products, subsidised by a low living wage and high workload for its workers As Lidl expands and its sales flourish at the expense of its workers, a week long series of strikes was organised across Belgium in a massive show of solidarity. There…

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Historic agreement between Amazon and sector unions

Friday 25 May 2018

The first trade union agreement between Amazon and workers represented by sector trade unions, including Filcams Cgil, was signed in Piacenza, Italy. The agreement is considered “historic” for the innovations introduced in terms of work organisation and economic recognition in addition to the collective labour agreement. The agreement was signed on 22nd May 2018, on behalf of…

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Congress of OPZZ-ZZP

Tuesday 22 May 2018

The congress of the Graphical trade union OPZZ-ZZP took place in Zakopane, Poland on 19-20 May 2018. During the congress a new Executive Committee of ten members has been elected for a mandate of four years. Three of them are from the recently organised companies Amcor, Smurfit Kappa and MPS. Czeslawa Sonta, has been re-elected…

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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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