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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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Services unions’ input to the Digital Services Act package

Wednesday 9 September 2020

The European Union’s upcoming Digital Services Act (DSA) Package, which will aim to strengthen the Single Market for digital services and foster innovation and competitiveness online, has direct implications for services workers. UNI Europa has provided three distinct responses to the European Commission consultation on the Digital Services Act: one response focussed on Amazon’s gatekeeping…

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European Social Partner Framework Agreement on Digitalisation

Friday 26 June 2020

The European Social Partners adopted the Framework Agreement on Digitalisation at the Tripartite Social Summit on 23 June 2020. The agreement lays out an inclusive approach to digital change. UNI Europa took part in the negotiations on the agreement and is satisfied that the digital challenges faced by services workers are included.   “Digitalisation is increasingly shaping our world. Far from an automatic process over which nobody has control, it is shaped…

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Covid-19 intensifies the need for the right to disconnect

Wednesday 17 June 2020

Covid-19 has disrupted our lives and changed how many of us work—eroding the boundaries between work and personal time. That is why the right to disconnect is more important now than ever as we establish a “new normal.” UNI Global Union’s Professional & Managers (UNI P&M) is working with unions to win best practices to…

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UNI Europa Property Services and EFCI adopt Work Programme for 2019-2020

Thursday 28 February 2019

On Thursday 21 February, the Social Dialogue in Industrial Cleaning adopted its new work programme for 2019 and 2020. Building on the success of the Best Value Guide in Cleaning Services, the social partners in Industrial Cleaning remain committed to strengthening the social dialogue at European level. Isabel Yglesias, Director of EFCI stated: ‘We are…

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Shaping Industrial Relations project’s infographic summary out now!

Wednesday 23 January 2019

UNI Europa’s European Commission funded project ‘Shaping Industrial Relations in a Digitalising Services Industry – Challenges and Opportunities for Social Partners’ (VS/2016/0357) in collaboration with ZSI – Centre for Social Innovation, was one of UNI Europa’s top priorities for 2017-2018 and a key element in developing our political platform on the future world of work…

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