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UNI Europa sends letter of solidarity with trade unions to Lithuanian prime minister

Friday 18 September 2015

UNI Europa has on 16 September sent a letter of solidarity with the Lithuanian trade unions and their protests against the new labour code to Mr.Algirdas Butkevičius, Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania Here is the full text Dear Mr Butkevicius, UNI Europa stands in full solidarity with the Lithuanian trade unions and their protest…

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UNI President & President of PAM slams Finnish government’s attack on workers

Thursday 17 September 2015

Ann Selin, the President of the biggest union in Finland, PAM, and also the President of UNI Global Union, says the right wing Finnish government’s anti-trade union legislation is an assault on employees. Selin urged working people to join the mass demonstration planned for Friday 18 September in Helsinki.  UNI Global Union and its 20…

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UNI Europa supports ETUC statement: MINISTERS PLAY GAMES WHILE PEOPLE DIE

Tuesday 15 September 2015

Commenting on the outcome of the Home Affairs Ministers Council on the refugee crisis, Bernadette Ségol, General Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), said “The failure to take the necessary decisions is a disgrace.” “The little that has been agreed is grossly inadequate. The next time the Ministers meet the humanitarian crisis is…

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UNI Europa, ÖGB and GPA-djp issue declaration on Digitalisation, Work and Employment in the EU

Tuesday 15 September 2015

A declaration supported by MEPs Evelyn Regner and Jutta Steinruck was issued on 15 September at a public panel debate this evening. It addresses the lack of a meaningful social dimension in the European Commission’s Digital Single Market Package – without which the current EU digital agenda will not serve to create inclusive and sustainable growth in the long run.

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UNI Europa urges EU member states to solve refugee crisis with humanity and solidarity

Monday 14 September 2015

Europe is witnessing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis – and governments are lacking the necessary solidarity and humanity to deal with the situation. Oliver Roethig, Regional Secretary of UNI Europa said: ‘ Today’s ‘emergency summit’, when EU interior ministers meet has to be the first step in European governments rising to the challenge instead of ignoring…

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