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#UnionWin: Italian court orders Sofidel to establish European Works Council

Friday 19 June 2020

In the first decision of its kind in Italy, a court has ruled that multinational Sofidel must establish an European Works Council (EWC). The case was brought by SLC CGIL, FISTEL CISL and UNI Europa against the tissue paper production corporation, which is present across numerous European countries and headquartered in Italy. Sofidel was found…

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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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COVID-19: UNI Europa joint statement with Intergraf 

Thursday 2 April 2020

Sectors such as printing and publishing, composed mostly of SMEs, will be hit hard in a scenario of continued falling demand. These sectors, which play a fundamental role in the dissemination of culture and reliable news, must be given special consideration. UNI Europa Graphical and Intergraf call for a specific plan to help the sector and calls on unions and national employers’ organisations to join this…

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UNI Europa Graphical recommendations and demands in the face of the COVID-19 crisis

Wednesday 1 April 2020

Workers in the Graphical & Packaging sector are out of the media spotlight, which these days focuses on health professionals and workers whose efforts guarantee the supply of essential goods to the population. However, the Graphical sector plays a fundamental role in sustaining supply chains through the production of packaging and labelling as well as…

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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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