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UNI Europa zone 4 Women’s conference: Digitalisation from a gender perspective

Friday 17 March 2017

UNI Europa women frome zone IV (Belgium, France, Monaco, Luxembourg and Netherlands) are coming together today to discuss digitalisation from a gender perspective. The conference will be joined by Marleen Limbourg, Consultant at MLAdvisie; Patricia Vendramin from l’UCL-ESPO – Faculté ouverte de politique économique et sociale; Pascal Pavageau, Confederal Secretary of the Economic Sector at…

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Income inequalities in Europe on the rise since 2008

Thursday 16 March 2017

Eurofound, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, has shown in its new report that income inequalities in Europe have increased. The report, entitled Income inequalities and employment patterns in Europe before and after the Great Recession, shows that the inequality in around two-thirds of EU Member States has been largely…

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Calling on EU bodies to assess impact of legislation on SME lending

Tuesday 14 March 2017

ESBG, UEAPME and UNI Europa Finance joint letter argues jobs and growth at stake UNI Europa Finance, together with the European Savings and Retail Banking Group (ESBG) and the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (UEAPME) have written to the European Commission and members of the European Parliament calling for an impact assessment…

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Workers in 7 EU countries worse off today than 8 years ago

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Workers are still not feeling economic recovery: wages are lower now than they were eight years ago in seven EU member states (Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Portugal, Cyprus, UK and Italy). That is one of the findings in the Benchmarking Working Europe 2017 report, published by the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) and European Trade Union…

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Empowering women at the Scottish Parliament

Thursday 9 March 2017

To observe International Women’s day, the Scottish Women’s Convention held an activity on Saturday 4th March at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, under the motto “Empowering Women”. More than 400 women from all backgrounds and spheres of society, including government, civil society and the arts, participated at this event. The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola…

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