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CETA and TTIP need to be fair, sustainable and social

Tuesday 31 May 2016

The Regional Secretaries of UNI Americas and UNI Europa, Adriana Rosenzwaig and Oliver Roethig, gave their full support to the statement made by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union. Without the following changes, the trade…

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New tools for risk assessment in the sport sector

Monday 23 May 2016

The social partners of the sports sector, UNI Europa and EASE, have developed three new tools for comprehensive risk evaluation, with the support from the European Agency for Health and Safety at Work, EU-OSHA. The sports sector accounts for a very high rate of work-related accidents. Comprehensive risk evaluation is the first step forward to proper…

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Today is #EUSportIntegrityDay

Friday 15 April 2016

#EUSportIntegrityDay is held on 15th of April every year to show our commitment to tackle match fixing in sport. #EUSportIntegrityDay is open to everyone who is committed to fighting match fixing. It is designed to: raise awareness amongst stakeholder and everyone who loves sport re-inforce the key education messages about sports betting integrity showcase the good…

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#Endprecariouswork – Decent Work and Equal Treatment for All

Wednesday 13 April 2016

In the EU, precarious work means a low level of certainty over job safety, poor individual control over work, and/ or little opportunity for training and career progression. A job can be precarious because the worker is unable to enforce employment rights, social insurance protection is absent, or health and safety is at risk. But…

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Constructive discussion with Commissioner Thyssen

Tuesday 26 January 2016

On 25 January, UNI Europa representatives, lead by Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig, met with Commissioner Marianne Thyssen to discuss recent developments in Europe concerning social affairs and employment. At the meeting, the UNI Europa representatives highlighted the challenges in the new world of work due to rapid technological changes. UNI Europa has been one of…

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