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New trade information – TiSA sneaking towards conclusion?

Wednesday 26 October 2016

Christina Colclough, UNI Global Union’s Senior Advisor on trade was in Berlin this week together with over 30 experts from the global and national union movement and civil society organisations to discuss the newest developments in the trade deals TiSA, CETA, TPP and TTIP. Colclough comments: “When you start unravelling these trade deals, finding how…

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Tripartite Social Summit : European social partners’ joint statement & letter

Wednesday 19 October 2016

Joint statement by European trade unions and employers which will be presented to, and discussed with, Presidents Juncker and Tusk, Prime Minister Fico, Vice President Dombrovskis and European Commissioner Thyssen at the Tripartite Social Summit on Wednesday 19 October, 14-17h in the European Council’s Justus Lipsius Building. The joint statement is agreed by the four…

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Time to stop the talks: TiSA negotiations must be brought to a halt

Friday 14 October 2016

Newly released Wikileaks documents make it clear that the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) is no more than a corporate power grab and that negotiations must be stopped. The wide scope of the deregulatory agenda and attack on democratic governance has been exposed. The EU is attempting to wrestle control of every level of governance…

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Work-Life Management Fortnight – achieve more with less stress

Thursday 13 October 2016

The UNI Work-Life Management Fortnight takes place 7-20 October 2016, with a dedicated website, video and call for action http://www.uniworklifemanagement.org/ We talk about work-life management when people have a measure of control over when, where and how they work. We want workers to lead a fulfilled life inside and outside of paid work – it…

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Work-Life-Balance 4.0: Challenges in a time of digitalisation

Tuesday 11 October 2016

The European Sunday Alliance, with the support of a number of organisations including UNI Europa, is organising a conference on Work-Life-Balance 4.0 – Challenges in a Time of Digitalisation on 15 November 2016. Register at: www.europeansundayalliance.eu/digitalisation Programme of the conference Opening Luca Jahier, President of Group III, European Economic and Social Committee Evelyn Regner, MEP,…

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