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Act now to guarantee good working conditions in the insurance sector post-Covid

Thursday 24 June 2021

Trade unions in the insurance sector should act quickly to ensure the rights and conditions of insurance workers post-Covid-19, heard participants at an online meeting organized by UNI Europa Finance (with the participation also of UNI Finance’s Japanese affiliates) on 21 June. The pandemic has had a major impact on workplaces and work organization, with…

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UNI Europa launches 2-year cross-sectoral project on improving due diligence in practice

Wednesday 23 June 2021

Last week a workshop attended by affiliates from across sectors has kicked-off the project “improving due diligence in practice: an opportunity for workers’ involvement, information and consultation and strengthened trade union networks”. Spanning over 2 years and steered by a group of key experts from UNI and Séverine Picard of Progressive Policies, the project aims…

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Working women need a say for meaningful pay transparency

Wednesday 23 June 2021

There is a battle going on at the EU over pay transparency. The result will de determining for efforts to close the gender pay gap. In it’s first draft, proposed legislation was delayed and diluted following a push back from certain employers. They are trying to carve out and exclude different groups of workers from…

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General National Strike in Greece to halt the attack on workplace democracy

Thursday 10 June 2021

A bill of law being pushed by the Greek government has come under fire for its regressive and anti-worker provisions. UNI Europa fully backs the national strike and condemns the highly restrictive draft legislation which would be a serious blow to democracy at work. Provisions in the proposed law would overturn what is left of…

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