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A digital Europe can be a better Europe – a Europe in which growth brings higher quality jobs and promotes more social justice. But targeted and balanced policies are needed to tap into the economic and social potentials the digital revolution entails.
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State of the EU – what’s new for service workers?

Monday 20 September 2021

While President von der Leyen mentioned a number of laudable objectives that would have a direct impact on service sector workers, UNI Europa’s first analysis highlights two major shortfalls. Firstly, where new measure are targeted at workers, there was no mention of how to guarantee their inclusion. Whether it be on efforts to better resource…

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Opinion – workplace, public space: workers organising in the age of facial recognition

Wednesday 2 June 2021

Surveillance capitalism’ is increasingly threatening workers’ collective action and the human right to public protest, explain Oliver Roethig, Regional Secretary of UNI Europa and Diego Naranjo, Policy Director at EDRi  in their piece for Social Europe entitled: workplace, public space: workers organising in the age of facial recognition. 👀 “Imposing an omnipresent sense of being…

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A workers’ perspective on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and surveillance

Wednesday 10 March 2021

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, there has been a dramatic increase in the use of surveillance tools invading workers’ homes as they have to work remotely. This has gone hand in hand with the acceleration of the trend towards the use of artificial intelligence at work and raises ethical, transparency, accountability and privacy concerns….

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