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Workers’ rights at Turkish broadcaster TRT under attack

Thursday 20 June 2019

At last week’s UNI Europa’s Executive Committee, members expressed their solidarity with staff at  Turkish public broadcaster TRT and at KESK HABER-SEN in condemning the recent attacks on them. “TRT is once again attempting to erode both the working conditions and the numbers of dedicated and experienced broadcasting professionals, who are committed to sustaining a public service…

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UNI Europa shows solidarity with Brazilian workers on International Justice Day

Friday 14 June 2019

As cleaners across the globe are gearing up to organise actions and events as part of International Justice Day this and next week, a delegation of international trade unionists organised a picket outside the Brazilian embassy in Brussels, Belgium in solidarity with Brazilian trade unions and workers on Friday. The delegation of trade unionists from…

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Greek bank workers finally get pay rise after decade-long salary freeze

Friday 14 June 2019

Workers across Greece’s banking sector will finally start seeing some of their lost income return after a new sectoral collective bargaining agreement was successfully achieved by UNI’s Greek affiliates OTOE after months of difficult and intense negotiations. The workers have suffered from 9 years of salary cuts and freezes triggered by the 2008 financial crisis…

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FNV holds surprise action at Teleperformance due to withheld pay

Friday 7 June 2019

With empty shopping baskets in hand, Teleperformance employees are calling to CEO Van Liemt for their bonus this week. A large proportion of all 3,400 (former) employees have been entitled to an annual bonus of 75 euros since 2012 – but have not received it. The request for payment has been rejected several times. They…

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We’re recruiting! UNI Europa is looking for a Director of Communications

Tuesday 4 June 2019

UNI Europa, the European services workers’ union, is seeking a Director of Communications to lead and manage its Communications team. The successful candidate will be based in Brussels, Belgium. Our organisation is the voice of 270 trade unions with 7 million members throughout Europe. UNI Europa’s strategy is to build power for working people through…

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