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16 days of activism have begun. Will you join us?

Sunday 25 November 2018

From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a time to join efforts and galvanize actions to end violence against women and girls around the world. As part of the efforts the UNI Equal Opportunities…

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Amazon workers launch wave of Black Friday strikes and protests

Friday 23 November 2018

Amazon workers launch wave of Black Friday strikes and protests: “Next-day delivery should not mean a lifetime of pain for Amazon workers.” • Strikes and demonstrations hit in Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK • Workers protest Amazon’s dangerous, high-pressure work culture and its aggressive anti-union actions Facing punishing performance targets, jobsite hazards, and anti-union hostility, Amazon…

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“Shaping Industrial Relations in a Digitalising Services Industry” project concludes

Wednesday 21 November 2018

In autumn 2018 UNI Europa finalised its project on “Shaping Industrial Relations in a Digitalising Services Industry – Challenges and Opportunities for Social Partners”. Two final reflection workshops took place in Vienna and Brussels. The findings and outcomes of the research conducted by partner ‘ZSI – Centre for Social Innovation’ were presented, as well as…

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UNI MEI message on World TV Day: Independence equals freedom

Wednesday 21 November 2018

In a statement released on today’s World Television Day, the global community of media & entertainment unions affiliated to UNI Global Union representing television workers in more than 100 countries call on national governments, intergovernmental organisations, political parties and all organisations interacting with television workers to respect and protect the political independence of TV networks…

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EU Social Pillar 1st Anniversary: Celebrating a date, not an accomplishment

Tuesday 13 November 2018

UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig, commenting on the first anniversary of the EU Social Pillar, said a real commitment to sectoral collective bargaining was necessary, if the initiative was to succeed for workers. Roethig said, “In a year we have not seen all that much – it’s like a brightly shining birthday candle without…

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