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The European Region of the Media, Entertainment & Arts sector of Union Global Union (UNI MEI), represents over 70 unions and guilds in the media, entertainment and arts sector in Europe. The membership of its affiliates includes technicians, screenwriters, film directors and other workers in broadcasting, cinema, theatre as well as in visual arts.
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Achieving gender equality and promoting diversity in the European audiovisual sector

Tuesday 2 June 2020

A Good Practice Handbook and a webinar to learn more from the experiences on the ground The social partners of the EU Social Dialogue Committee in the Audiovisual sector – commercial and public broadcasters, producers, and trade unions representing journalists, cast and crew, and other audiovisual professionals – have been cooperating to promote gender equality…

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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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Nationwide strikes and actions of 3.000 employees in German public service broadcasting

Thursday 19 September 2019

The global community of broadcasting unions affiliated to UNI Global Union stands in solidarity with colleagues on strike at German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF. Around 3,000 employees of the German public broadcasters are participating in strikes and actions nationwide today (18 September 2019). They follow a call from the UNI Affiliate ver.di representing workers…

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Workers’ rights at Turkish broadcaster TRT under attack

Thursday 20 June 2019

At last week’s UNI Europa’s Executive Committee, members expressed their solidarity with staff at  Turkish public broadcaster TRT and at KESK HABER-SEN in condemning the recent attacks on them. “TRT is once again attempting to erode both the working conditions and the numbers of dedicated and experienced broadcasting professionals, who are committed to sustaining a public service…

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