Themes

Better Regulation

Better Regulation

Find here information on the European Commission’s new Better Regulation Package. A set of principles and processes UNI Europa claims are both undemocratic and unsuitable for tackling the challenges facing Europe.

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Changing Europe together

Changing Europe together

The 4th UNI Europa Conference took place in Rome, Italy, from 14 to 16 March 2016, with more than 800 participants. Adopted resolutions and statements can be found here.

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Circular Economy

Circular Economy

For environmental and climate reasons there is a need to move from a product based to a service based economy. This economic shift has to also be fair for workers - a Just Transition is needed, including the greening of jobs, new green skills, social protection and decent jobs.

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Climate change

Climate change

Climate change is not employment friendly and is therefore one of the biggest challenges for the trade union movement. We only have a small window of opportunity to act to keep the temperature rise at an acceptable level. Climate action needs to go hand in hand with fighting for decent work and we have to ensure a just transition to a low carbon economy.

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Digitalisation

Digitalisation

A digital Europe can be a better Europe – a Europe in which growth brings higher quality jobs and promotes more social justice. But targeted and balanced policies are needed to tap into the economic and social potentials the digital revolution entails.

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EU Affairs

EU Affairs

As the European branch of UNI Global Union, UNI Europa follows European policies and legislation, connects with other stakeholders in Brussels and promotes fairness, equality and social standards.

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Multinationals and EWC

Multinationals and EWC

UNI Europa supports and coordinates transnational union cooperation of employees and trade union representatives in European works councils (EWCs) and in European companie’s works councils (SE-WC).

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National matters

National matters

UNI Europa represents over 7 million services workers who are organised in 272 trade unions in 50 countries. Find here successes, campaigns and other stories from our affiliates across Europe.

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Organising

Organising

For decades, trade unions have been a pillar of democratic societies. UNI Europa works with affiliates to boost membership, strengthen structures and grow the organising capacity to build power in our sectors.

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Services Policy

Services Policy

Find here information on UNI Europa’s work on EU services policy. The integration of the internal market is enough to support quality jobs, growth, and quality services. UNI Europa therefore strives to develop an alternative EU services policy.

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Social Dialogue

Social Dialogue

UNI Europa sectors are part of European social dialogues which involves organisations representing workers and employers to discuss, consult, negotiate and develop joint actions.

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Trade

Trade

The EU is currently negotiating a large number of trade agreements with countries across the world, such as TTIP, the trade agreement between the European Union and USA. UNI Europa follows these negotiations closely.

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Women at the heart of change

Women at the heart of change

The 5th UNI Europa Women’s Conference took place in Rome, Italy on 12 March 2016. Adopted resolutions and statements can be found here.

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