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Unions call for a working time overhaul at high-level conference

Wednesday 12 September 2018

This week, UNI Europa and its largest Austrian affiliate, GPA-djp, held a two-day high-level conference in Vienna on working time. Against the back drop of a new law in Austria increasing the working day from eight to twelve hours and the working week from forty to sixty hours, the conference was an opportunity for trade…

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UNI Europa demands for Juncker’s final State of the Union

Tuesday 11 September 2018

In the face of rising populism and right-wing extremism, as showcased by recent European elections, it is essential that the European Union holds as strong as ever in the face of adversity. UNI Europa supports the calls from the ETUC for a European-wide alliance between parties, politicians, social partners and civil society organisations to support…

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UNI Finance signals strong support for Eurobank workers in Poland

Monday 10 September 2018

Last week in Wroclaw, NSZZ Solidarnosc in Eurobank (Poland) organised a workers’ meeting with the head of UNI Finance, Angelo Di Cristo, who is also responsible for social dialogue in Société Générale group, of which the Eurobank is part. A key objective of the meeting was to understand the overall view of the workers’ situation…

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Banking social partners prepare joint project on impact of regulation

Wednesday 5 September 2018

UNI Europa Finance held a constructive meeting with our banking sector European social partners – the European Banking Federation, the European Savings and Retail Banking Group and the European Association of Cooperative Banks – on a joint application for an EU-funded project on “The Impact of Banking Regulation on Employment: analysing best practice at European, national…

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