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Video: DUFA – Digital Upskilling For All

Wednesday 24 February 2021

Telecommunications is a sector in which new digital tools are regularly being introduced. As such, digital upskilling is key. UNI Europa has launched a project aimed at expanding best practice in digital upskilling. It is a joint project with the employers’ organisation ETNO, the social partners in the telecommunications sector. Oliver Roethig, Regional Secretary of…

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Digital Upskilling For All: call for external expertise

Friday 6 March 2020

The number of vacancies for highly skilled ICT roles is increasing exponentially and the sector cannot meet this demand by recruiting from the traditional ICT talent pool alone. In order to bridge this skills gap, Telecommunication companies are seeking to upskill their existing workforce and recruit new talent from a much broader diversity group. For…

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Commission’s AI policy: some progress but still too little to protect workers

Thursday 20 February 2020

Editorial by UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig. Yesterday 19 February 2020, the European Commission has published its long-awaited White Paper on Artificial Intelligence (AI). UNI Europa welcomes the White Paper as a further step towards a European AI strategy that considers both the opportunities and risks of AI and should be based on the…

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New Good Work, Good Health Guidelines unveiled to combat psychosocial hazards in work

Thursday 17 January 2019

Today, 17th January, UNI Europa – the European trade union federation for the services sector – and its social partner, ETNO, the Association representing Europe’s leading providers of digital networks and services, held a high-level workshop on mental health in the new world of work. As part of the EU funded project ‘Ensuring the mental…

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Good Work, Good Health II Guidelines

Thursday 17 January 2019

As part of the EU funded project ‘Ensuring the mental wellbeing of ICT employees in the new world of work – revising the Good Work, Good Health Guidelines’ (VS/2017/0366), the social partners are investigating the impact of digitalisation and how it creates new challenges for the health and safety of ICT employees. As a follow…

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