Forward through collective bargaining December 2023

18.12.23

The UNI Europa newsletter from December 2023.

Forward through collective bargaining December 2023

 

 




 

Forward through collective bargaining

December 2023

 

Italian finance unions win big with new national collective agreement



UNI Global Union Finance affiliates in Italy are celebrating a renewed and strengthened national collective agreement for some 280,000 workers in the banking sector. The agreement sees significant pay rises, an increase in paid training, a reduction in working time and new protections against violence and harassment.

Read the full story here.

 

UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig in Social Europe



 

On Black Friday, on 24 November 2023, Amazon faced strikes and protests in over 30 countries around the world in a massive day of action coordinated by the Make Amazon Pay campaign. For Social Europe, UNI Europa Regional Secretary Oliver Roethig wrote about the day — and why it is wrong that public authorities are rewarding Amazon with lucrative cloud-computing contracts.

Read the full article here. And read the story of our last “Make Amazon Pay” day here. And shortly after the day, GMB union announced a growing strike action in the UK.

European Graphical and Packaging trade unions elect leadership and adopt action plan



The UNI Europa Graphical and Packaging Conference adopted strategic focuses, including strengthening sectoral networks, countering collective bargaining threats, addressing industrial consolidation, broadening social dialogue, fostering stronger unions in Central & Eastern Europe, and promoting global integration.

Find out more here.

 
 

In case you missed it

 

Research shows: higher wages through collective and sectoral bargaining

 

Social partners protecting the health of hairdressers

 

Trade Union Conference Against the Rise of Extreme Right: “Democracy and Human Rights in Danger”

 

Amazon strike wave keeps growing in UK

 

UNI Europa backs ETUC call for legislation on telework

 

Polish care workers launch campaign to improve conditions, care quality

 

New wave of “Make Amazon Pay” strikes and protests on Black Friday in over 30 countries

 

UNI Europa stands in solidarity with Czech national strike

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS

 


 

Meetings & Events

2024

21

Feb

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22

Feb

UNI Europa ICTS & Finance ARCO Project

Finance

ICT & Related Services

Addressing Remote work through Collective bargaining and Organising
Thematic Workshop 1: Remote Work & Trade Union Organising
21-22 February 2024, Paris

27

Feb

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27

Feb

Commerce EWC network meeting

Commerce

05

Mar

Sectoral SD Committee Postal Services Working Group Meeting

Post & Logistics

Timing: TBC