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Giving a human face to digitalisation & the future world of work

Thursday 29 October 2015

Digitalisation, a main driver of structural change in the media and entertainment industries is at the heart of the General Assembly of UNI MEI Global Union bringing together 140 unions and guilds in Lisbon Portugal. This change requires a redefinition of what a fair bargain for creators, technicians and all other workers means. In Lisbon,…

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European Commission launches renewed single market strategy

Wednesday 28 October 2015

On 28 October 2015, the European Commission launched a renewed strategy for the single market for goods and services. Presenting the strategy, European Commission Vice-President Katainen and Commissioner responsible Bieńkowska stressed how the single market requires an overhaul in light of both the EU’s disappointing economic and social performance and in an age of rapid…

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UNI Europa Finance Conference opens in Antalya

Wednesday 21 October 2015

The UNI Europa Finance Conference has opened in Antalya with UNI affiliates from across the continent gathering to debate issues such as the digitalisation of the financial sector, a rapidly changing Europe and strategies for growing unions. UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig said, “Europe, like the financial sector, is changing – for workers and trade…

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Union protests at Smurfit Kappa Pruszkow, Poland

Wednesday 21 October 2015

UNI Europa Graphical unions and its polish affiliate ZZP have joined forces on a picket line outside Smurfit Kappa Pruszkow, Poland on 16.10.15. The unions protested against the company’s discriminative behaviour towards their Polish employees and union organisations. Smurfit Kappa’s management refuses to meet with a ZZP delegation if the following preconditions are not met: The management board…

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