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UNI Europa Finance signs declaration on digitalisation with Insurance sector employers

Wednesday 12 October 2016

A joint declaration of the European social partners in the insurance sector on the social effects of digitalisation has been signed on 12 October 2016. The declaration commits social partners on both sides to cooperate when it comes to tackle the challenge of businesses’ digital transformation. More specifically, collective bargaining and social dialogue must be…

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Work-Life-Balance 4.0: Challenges in a time of digitalisation

Tuesday 11 October 2016

The European Sunday Alliance, with the support of a number of organisations including UNI Europa, is organising a conference on Work-Life-Balance 4.0 – Challenges in a Time of Digitalisation on 15 November 2016. Register at: www.europeansundayalliance.eu/digitalisation Programme of the conference Opening Luca Jahier, President of Group III, European Economic and Social Committee Evelyn Regner, MEP,…

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UNI Forum addresses crucial questions posed by rapid growth of E-Commerce

Tuesday 11 October 2016

At the UNI E-Commerce Forum hosted by the CWU in Dublin, trade unionists from all over the world addressed some of the crucial questions emerging from the dramatic growth of E-Commerce. E-Commerce is one of the fastest growing and most hierarchical markets in the international economy. In many ways, the shift towards a digital economy has…

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New website: Roadmap on Carcinogens

Monday 10 October 2016

Today, a new website went online to enable workers to find out more about cancer risks at work and the dangers of exposure to carcinogens. Every year, more than 100,000 people die in Europe as a result of working with carcinogens. The new site: www.roadmaponcarcinogens.eu highlights the need to limit exposure to cancer-causing agents. ‘At UNI…

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COP21 – Enters into force

Friday 7 October 2016

On October 4, 2016, the European Parliament approved the ratification of the COP21 Paris Agreement. With the approval the agreement can formally be adopted by the Council and in parallel ratified by the individual member states. So far, 62 parties, accounting for almost 52 % of global emissions have ratified the Paris Agreement. The Agreement…

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