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EU recovery plan: collective bargaining must play a central role to deliver ambition

Friday 29 May 2020

The European Commission has outlined its proposals for the recovery of the EU amid the COVID-19 crisis. A set of new plans were presented including the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 (€1.1 trillion), specific recovery investment funds under the heading of Next Generation EU (€750 billion, including €500 billion in grants) and the adjusted Commission Work…

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Resilience in the corona crisis—strongest where workers enjoy collective power

Tuesday 14 April 2020

Oliver Roethig’s opinion piece in Social Europe, entitled Resilience in the corona crisis—strongest where workers enjoy collective power, explores the relationship between workers’ collective bargaining rights and resilience to the Covid-19 crisis.   Click here to read the full article.   A revealing pattern of resilience to the #COVID2019 pandemic is emerging. ????️ we are…

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UNI Europa vision for the new European Parliament

Wednesday 3 April 2019

50-day countdown to the European Parliamentary elections starts today With only 50 days to go to the EP election, UNI Europa is calling on workers of the European Union to prepare to get out to vote to ensure a Europe that defends workers’ rights. UNI Europa Regional Secretary, Oliver Roethig, commenting on the upcoming European…

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UNI Europa calls for the rejection of the “innovation principle” from Horizon Europe

Wednesday 13 March 2019

Ahead of tomorrow’s trilogue meeting between the EU institutions which will agree on the legislative package for the EU research programme Horizon Europe, UNI Europa joins together with civil society organisations to call on the EU Parliament and Council to remove the “innovation principle” from Horizon Europe. The so-called “innovation principle” represents a red line…

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