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Eurocommerce and UNI Europa launch survey to compare OSH in commerce sector

Friday 11 December 2015

EuroCommerce and UNI Europa, social partners for the commerce sector, are carrying out a study on the health, safety and well-being of retail and wholesale employees. The main objectives of the project are to raise awareness health and safety issues and to exchange experience and good practices related to implementing EU Health and Safety directives…

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UNI Europa’s Christina Colclough at Politico event on the Industrial Internet Era

Friday 11 December 2015

On 8 December, UNI Europa’s Head of EU Affairs Dr. Christina J. Coclough spoke at a Politico event on the Industrial Internet Era. Focus was the influence of the Digital Single Market on the development of the Industrial Internet and its promise to turn Europe’s traditional industries around. What incentives can policymakers create to encourage…

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Safe Climate is a Human Right!

Thursday 10 December 2015

On UN Human Rights Day 10 December, UNI Europa regrets to see that just transition has been taken out of the operational part of the Paris agreement at COP 21 and moved to the preamble, as principles such as just transition, decent work and gender equality should be at the core. “A safe climate is…

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UNI Europa kick-off event on Social Dialogue

Thursday 10 December 2015

For the very first time UNI Europa has gathered social partners from  the 13 sectors  under its umbrella for a much needed discussion about the future of Social Dialogue. With this gathering, UNI Europa has played a pioneering role – more than 50 participants representing employers and trade unions in the service industry – the…

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Better Regulation Watchdog sends open letter on EU wide ‘regulatory burden’ target

Thursday 10 December 2015

The Better Regulation Watchdog network (UNI Europa is founding member and part of the steering group) has on 10 December sent an open letter European Commission’s First Vice-President Frans Timmermans in response to a recent letter signed by Ministers from 19 Member States ahead of the 30 November Competitiveness Council, in which the signatories call…

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