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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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Agreement reached by Italian Social Partners on Sales Vs Advice in Banking Sector

Friday 10 February 2017

On 8 February 2017, the Italian UNI Finance affiliated trade unions FABI, FIRST CISL, FISAC CGIL, UILCA, and UNISIN reached an agreement with the Italian Banking Association (ABI) on sales policies and work organisation. The agreement marks an important step in promoting the development of responsible and sustainable sales policies, in alignment with professional ethics,…

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