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UNI Europa response to the European Commission consultation on AI ethics guidelines

Monday 4 February 2019

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on draft ethics guidelines for trustworthy artificial intelligence. This has been drafted by the High-level Expert Group on AI the Commission has set up earlier in 2018. UNI Europa acknowledges the innovative potential of AI and new technologies that can be beneficial for our society. However, these…

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Call for tender: New research project on “Social Innovation in the temporary agency work industry”

Friday 1 February 2019

In 2019/2020 and as part of their EU Sectoral Social Dialogue Work Programme 2019/2020, the World Employment Confederation-Europe and UNI Europa, the EU sectoral social partners for temporary agency work, will conduct a joint project on “Social Innovation in the temporary agency work industry” (VS/2019/0034) with the financial support of the European Commission/DG Employment. For this project,…

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January 2019 Newsletter

Thursday 31 January 2019

We have returned to work at UNI Europa raring to go – and we are seeing results already! 2019 promises to build on our successes from 2018, despite the challenges trade unions face. You can read our newsletter for January 2019 here.

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Global agreement ensures more workplace rights for 147,000 UniCredit workers

Thursday 24 January 2019

Leading Italian financial services company UniCredit has signed a global agreement with UNI Global Union on 22nd January that secures human and labour rights as well as responsible, sustainable sales practices for the bank’s 147,000 employees in 22 countries. The agreement, the first of its kind by an Italian financial services multinational, demonstrates UniCredit’s commitment…

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Shaping Industrial Relations project’s infographic summary out now!

Wednesday 23 January 2019

UNI Europa’s European Commission funded project ‘Shaping Industrial Relations in a Digitalising Services Industry – Challenges and Opportunities for Social Partners’ (VS/2016/0357) in collaboration with ZSI – Centre for Social Innovation, was one of UNI Europa’s top priorities for 2017-2018 and a key element in developing our political platform on the future world of work…

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