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UNI Europa Hair & Beauty is the European Union for hairdressers and beauticians. We represent 17 trade unions in 13 countries.
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European sectoral social dialogue as an instrument to deliver social policy objectives – the hairdressers’ case.

Friday 26 February 2021

The representative European social partners in hairdressing, namely Coiffure EU and UNI Europa, have strived for a long time to implement the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) agreement convened at the level of the dedicated Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee. OHS of hairdressers remains a priority. Not only are their working conditions strenuous, they also are…

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Call for Tender: European Hairdressing sector social partners look for external expertise for EU-funded project: “Promoting the autonomous implementation of the European framework agreement on occupational health and safety in the hairdressing sector”

Wednesday 16 September 2020

European social partners in the Hairdressing Sector, namely Coiffure EU and UNI Europa, have launched in 2020 the project “Promoting the autonomous implementation of the European framework agreement on occupational health and safety in the hairdressing sector” which aims to facilitate and advance the implementation of the results of European social dialogue outcomes, mainly the…

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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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OSHA publication on hairdressers’ musculoskeletal health.

Friday 21 February 2020

As demonstrated during the ERGOHair project, hairdressers are a group of workers whose working ability and health condition may be affected by specific occupational activities. Their daily tasks (cutting, dyeing, etc.) require frequent bending and twisting of the back, the adoption of static postures, long-standing periods and repetitive tasks. Evidence concludes that numerous tasks of…

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