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Climate proofing our work

Wednesday 24 June 2020

Today, workers around the world are joining the conversation to review their companies’ plans to achieve carbon neutrality in the context of #CEPOW, the Global Day of Action to Climate and Employment Proof our Work. As one step, UNI has asked affiliates to collaborate with employers to shrink the carbon footprint of the buildings in…

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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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FNV holds surprise action at Teleperformance due to withheld pay

Friday 7 June 2019

With empty shopping baskets in hand, Teleperformance employees are calling to CEO Van Liemt for their bonus this week. A large proportion of all 3,400 (former) employees have been entitled to an annual bonus of 75 euros since 2012 – but have not received it. The request for payment has been rejected several times. They…

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UGT and Google join forces to train workers from all over Spain in digital skills

Monday 27 May 2019

Google will develop a massive, free and open online course (MOOC) focused on digital skills for professionals, addressing the main tools and topics for digital transformation Google will train (free of charge) 200 UGT union members who will later train other workers in turn. UGT promotes this agreement as a digital training tool for workers…

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