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Nationwide strikes and actions of 3.000 employees in German public service broadcasting

Thursday 19 September 2019

The global community of broadcasting unions affiliated to UNI Global Union stands in solidarity with colleagues on strike at German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF. Around 3,000 employees of the German public broadcasters are participating in strikes and actions nationwide today (18 September 2019). They follow a call from the UNI Affiliate ver.di representing workers…

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Week of Climate Action: Unions must intensify our push for climate justice

Thursday 19 September 2019

Calling European unions to action, UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig said, “Climate change is the next frontier for the labour movement. Collective agreements are one under-explored tool which can improve workers’ standards of living, reduce inequality, and ensure a just transition at the workplace and sectoral level. Let’s make sure that the Global Climate…

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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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