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UNI Europa Property Services represents cleaners and private security workers across Europe. Key areas of work include coordinating the European Works Councils in the sector as well as the European sectoral Social Dialogue committees of Industrial Cleaning and Private Security.
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Private security joint declaration: ensuring business continuity and protection of workers in the COVID-19 pandemic

Friday 8 May 2020

[Download the PDF of this joint declaration here] The current COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that private security services and its workforce are essential for the functioning of our economies, public health systems, supply chains, infrastructures and institutions. As security guards control access to supermarkets, nursing homes, protect hospitals and critical infrastructure, they support the enforcement…

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Joint Statement on the Covid-19 impact to the Industrial Cleaning and Facility Services sector and the necessary measures to protect it

Wednesday 22 April 2020

UNI Europa and the EFCI (European Cleaning and Facility Services Industry) are the Social Partners in the European Sectoral Dialogue Committee for Industrial Cleaning (the “Industrial Cleaning SSDC”). In view of the current events related to the Covid-19 in Europe, the EFCI and UNI Europa would like to acknowledge the efforts that employers and employees…

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Stepping up multinational corporations’ responses to Covid-19

Friday 17 April 2020

[Update 17.04.2020: a supplementary set of joint recommendations by all European trade union federations on compliancy processes regarding the postponing works council meeting has been published. You can consult them in English, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Swedish.]   UNI Europa, has published a set of recommendations to help trade union alliances and…

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The here and now: how we contain the coronavirus pandemic through the service sectors

Friday 13 March 2020

Supermarket workers, homecare workers, postal workers, cleaning workers, workers throughout services sectors now find themselves at the forefront of societies’ efforts to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. If societal responses are to be successful, they must ensure that workers are given the tools to guarantee their safety and that of the general public. “This crisis exposes…

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