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New Rights for Telework in the European Banking Sector

Monday 20 November 2017

On 17 November 2017, the European social partners of the banking sector signed a Joint Declaration on Telework in the European Banking Sector. They have already agreed to also sign a further joint declaration on digitalisation in the banking sector in 2018. The declaration sets out with an analysis of the Current Situation for Society…

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Bringing Social Europe from Junk Status to AAA – Starting Now

Friday 17 November 2017

Today the European Pillar of Social Rights – a set of twenty principles putting social concerns on top of the political agenda – was proclaimed by the European Commission, the EU member states and the European Parliament. UNI Europa welcomes the pillar as a renewal of the EU’s commitment to a social Europe. For too…

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Standing in solidarity with embattled US Santander workers

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Today, Brussels welcomed US Santander workers fighting for trade union recognition. Even though many of Santander’s international branches in Europe and South America are already organised, American workers face a barrage of obstacles and obstructions. From the beginning of this year, employees of Santander, Spain’s biggest bank, have called on executives to respect their right…

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European trade unions hail successful organising action at Amcor in Poland

Thursday 9 November 2017

Following months of organising campaigns, workers succeeded in setting up trade unions at previously unorganised Amcor plants in Poland with the support of COZZ (Central European Organising Center) and transnational trade union solidarity. A delegation of UNI Europa Graphical & Packaging and industriAll Europe trade unions met the new union members in Łódź to hail…

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