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The Vienna Declaration – ‘It is our Time: Working Time in the New World of Work –Working Time and Collective Bargaining Policy’

Wednesday 12 September 2018

During a two-day high-level conference held in Vienna on 10th – 11th September, UNI Europa adopted the Vienna Declaration on working time. The paper – ‘It is our Time: Working Time in the New World of Work –Working Time and Collective Bargaining Policy’ – was adopted as a reaction to the increasing discrepancy between the…

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UNI Europa report on ‘Online Talent Platforms, Labour Market Intermediaries and the Changing World of Work’

Thursday 17 May 2018

UNI, together with WEC-Europe, have published the first ever pan-European report mapping the online talent platform economy and comparing it with temporary agency work. It will come as little surprise that the comparison between online talent platforms and the temporary agency sector revealed significant differences along a number of dimensions. Access to training and social…

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UNI Europa feedback on the EU Commission proposal on a framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the EU (2nd Data Package)

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Whilst UNI Europa acknowledges the potentials and value of data, we find the 2nd Data Package problematic, unclear and ultimately obsolete on the following grounds: Clear definitions to core concepts are lacking: for example, what is non-personal data, and what does the proposal mean by ‘data processing’? It is all too clear from experts in…

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Self-Employment and Atypical working – UNI Europa position and next steps

Wednesday 20 December 2017

The world of work in the services sector is undergoing massive changes. Digitalisation and new emerging business models profoundly modify the workplace and impact deeply on traditional employment and work relationships. As a result, new forms of employment and working arrangements have spread rapidly. These differ from ‘traditional’ and regular employment and can take different…

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