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What is the future of care in Europe?

Friday 26 February 2016

A landmark roundtable on the future of the Care sector took place this Wednesday at the European Parliament. Stakeholders from the whole sector were present, including care workers, companies, non-profits, user organisations and academics, to discuss the future of Europe’s care sector with MEPs and European Commission representatives. The backdrop to this meeting is the…

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The Inditex Group will have a European Works Council

Friday 26 February 2016

Eleven trade union federations from seven European countries (Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, Finland, Spain and Sweden) convened by UNI Europa, agreed on 23 February in Madrid to launch the formal negotiation process to establish a European works council for the Inditex Group The meeting aimed to discuss and agree the broad outlines of the draft…

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5th UNI Europa Women’s Conference ready for liftoff

Wednesday 24 February 2016

Over three hundred trade unionists are ready for the 5th UNI Europa Women’s Conference in Rome on 13 March. The theme of the Women’s conference is Women at the Heart of Change. It is designed to shed light on a rapidly changing Europe and to focus the discussion on how services unions and women need…

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Crowdworking survey reveals the true size of the UK‘s ‘gig economy‘

Tuesday 16 February 2016

Adressing a vast gap in knowledge on the size and magnitude of crowdworking, the first results of a new crowdworking survey initiated by UNI Europa and the European think tank FEPS and carried out by the University of Hertfordshire and Ipsos Mori are now out. As reported in The Guardian on Monday February 16, the…

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