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UNI Europa Post & Logistics calls for a swift adoption by the EU Parliament of its Report on the application of the Postal Services Directive

Friday 9 September 2016

Ahead of the plenary debate and vote of the Report on the application of the Postal Services Directive on 14-15 September 2016, UNI Europa Post & Logistics expressed its unreserved support towards its adoption. UNI Europa highlighted some key aspects of high relevance to its members: UNI Europa resolutely called on Member States to maintain…

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Meeting the challenge of atypical working – new handbook launched

Friday 9 September 2016

The Media, Arts and Entertainment sector has seen significant changes in the structure of the labour market and in the organisation of work both within and outside the framework of the traditional employment relationships – with an established trend towards various forms of atypical working arrangements. The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), the International Federation…

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Austrian study shows that gig economy is on the rise throughout Europe

Tuesday 6 September 2016

A substantial Austrian minority (18%) earns today a significant part of its income through sharing economy platforms such as Upwork, Uber or Handy, although this income is often modest. This is revealed in the most recent Gig Economy Survey done in Austria, which was carried out by the University of Hertfordshire and Ipsos MORI, in…

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Live performance – joint statement on the role of culture in society

Friday 2 September 2016

The European Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee in the Live Performance sector has been closely following the state of cultural funding around Europe and the impacts of funding cuts to the sector. As a response the European Social Partners have adopted a joint statement on the importance and the role of culture and arts in society….

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