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Getting the details right: a sectoral approach to addressing Covid-19

Thursday 4 June 2020

Increasing e-commerce demand, a sudden surge in teleworking, hazard pay, new safety procedures… these are all changes induced by the Covid-19 crisis. However, these changes have very different implications within different sectors of activity. Ensuring that headline government measures are effective at ground level has meant adapting these measures to sector-level realities. “One-size-fits-all measures are…

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Achieving gender equality and promoting diversity in the European audiovisual sector

Tuesday 2 June 2020

A Good Practice Handbook and a webinar to learn more from the experiences on the ground The social partners of the EU Social Dialogue Committee in the Audiovisual sector – commercial and public broadcasters, producers, and trade unions representing journalists, cast and crew, and other audiovisual professionals – have been cooperating to promote gender equality…

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EU recovery plan: collective bargaining must play a central role to deliver ambition

Friday 29 May 2020

The European Commission has outlined its proposals for the recovery of the EU amid the COVID-19 crisis. A set of new plans were presented including the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 (€1.1 trillion), specific recovery investment funds under the heading of Next Generation EU (€750 billion, including €500 billion in grants) and the adjusted Commission Work…

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UNI Europa ICTS and ETNO Begin a 2-Year Social Dialogue Project on Digital Upskilling for All

Tuesday 26 May 2020

The European social partners for the telecommunications sector – UNI Europa ICTS, the European trade union federation for service workers, and ETNO, the European Telecommunication Network Operators’ Association – have concluded the call for tender and kicked-off the “Digital Upskilling for All!” project (DUFA!).   Digital upskilling, inclusion and diversity: disparities ahead Spanning over a…

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