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Landmark EU Court ruling protects bank workers from excessively long hours

Wednesday 29 May 2019

Court of Justice of the European Union On 14 May 2019, the European Court of Justice issued a landmark ruling which will protect not only bank sector employees, but workers across Europe, from excessive and unhealthy working hours and ensure their right to daily and weekly rest periods and a proper work/life balance. The case was brought…

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UGT and Google join forces to train workers from all over Spain in digital skills

Monday 27 May 2019

Google will develop a massive, free and open online course (MOOC) focused on digital skills for professionals, addressing the main tools and topics for digital transformation Google will train (free of charge) 200 UGT union members who will later train other workers in turn. UGT promotes this agreement as a digital training tool for workers…

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ETUC Congress: UNI Europa calls for placing collective bargaining at the centre for the next four years’ mandate.  

Thursday 23 May 2019

At the ETUC’s 14th Congress in Vienna this week, UNI Europa highlighted that collective bargaining is fundamental for a fair, social and democratic Europe, a Europe for everyone. UNI Europa’s key priority is to reinforce our affiliates’ collective bargaining power. All workers are entitled to be covered by sectoral collective agreements. What we want is…

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