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Spotlight shed on working conditions in call centre

Tuesday 20 October 2015

On 20 October, the UNI Global Union call centre action week kicked off. Since 2006, UNI Global Union (the global union for workers in the service sector) organises during the month of October a major campaign in call centres. From October 20 to 25, UNI Europa affiliates relay the campaign at company level to improve…

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UNI Europa and Belgian unions show call centre workers’ uphill struggle

Monday 19 October 2015

It has become a tradition that every October actions are organised to support and defend the rights of the contact centre workers all over the world. Belgian trade unions LBC-NVK and Setca-bbtk met at the IPG offices in Brussels last Friday to launch the upcoming Contact Centre Week of Action and a range of activities…

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Work Life Management Fortnight 7-20 October

Monday 12 October 2015

For the fourth year, UNI P&M Group is running the Work Life Management Campaign. Between 7-20 October 2015 we encourage all UNI Europa affiliates to put the issue of work life balance and stress from increasingly digitalised workplaces on their trade union agenda. An increasing number of employees suffer from psycho-social risks like stress, anxiety…

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Closing Workshop UNI Europa Mentoring Program

Thursday 8 October 2015

After a successful two year implementation program, the UNI Europa Mentoring Program is currently carrying out a Closing Workshop, with the support of FES, to review the activities, achievements and obstacles that the participating tandems have faced throughout this implementation period. Nine tandems from Hungary, Poland, Ireland, Greece, Spain, Germany, France, Portugal  and Belgium are meeting…

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Irish Cleaners Win a Pay Rise

Thursday 8 October 2015

Contract Cleaners in Ireland have won a pay rise! From this month the new hourly rate rises to €9.75. This is an important win for cleaners in the context of an industry where workers have insecure work with changing contacts. Contract Cleaners clean hospitals, public transport, schools, colleges, factories, offices and workplaces. They play a crucial…

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