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UNI Europa stands in solidarity with UniCredit workers in Slovakia

Tuesday 19 November 2019

After 2 failed rounds of negotiations, UNI Europa’s Slovakian affiliates in the trade union OZ PPAP have announced a strike alert in their branch of the UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, following the employer’s continued refusal to accept any of the union demands concerning working conditions and wage increases as part of their collective bargaining process for…

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UNI Europa Finance – building strong European finance unions, today and tomorrow

Tuesday 19 November 2019

At the UNI Europa Finance Conference held in Torremolinos, Spain, on 22 October 2019, trade union leaders from all over Europe mapped the way forward for a rapidly changing sector. UNI Europa Finance plays a vital role in promoting strong trade unions through meaningful social dialogue. Through their work at a European level, UNI Europa Finance is able to…

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Greek bank workers finally get pay rise after decade-long salary freeze

Friday 14 June 2019

Workers across Greece’s banking sector will finally start seeing some of their lost income return after a new sectoral collective bargaining agreement was successfully achieved by UNI’s Greek affiliates OTOE after months of difficult and intense negotiations. The workers have suffered from 9 years of salary cuts and freezes triggered by the 2008 financial crisis…

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Landmark EU Court ruling protects bank workers from excessively long hours

Wednesday 29 May 2019

Court of Justice of the European Union On 14 May 2019, the European Court of Justice issued a landmark ruling which will protect not only bank sector employees, but workers across Europe, from excessive and unhealthy working hours and ensure their right to daily and weekly rest periods and a proper work/life balance. The case was brought…

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