Forward through Collective Bargaining February 2024


The UNI Europa newsletter from February 2024.

Forward through Collective Bargaining February 2024




Forward through collective bargaining

February 2024


Victory: Amazon lobbyists to be banned from European Parliament

After weeks of mounting pressure by trade unions, civil society and Members of the European Parliament, Amazon lobbyists will be banned from the institution’s premises. This is a major victory for corporate accountability.


Irish unions announce first trade union week

The week of coordinated events in workplaces and local communities across the island of Ireland could be “the largest mobilisation of trade union members in decades”.


Landmark agreement elevates wages and benefits of 100,000 private security workers in Italy

A renewed national collective bargaining agreement is set to bring about tangible improvements to 100,000 workers in the private security sector in Italy.

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New survey to improve Personal & Household Services (PHS)


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Second union meeting with NBIM focuses on advancing workers’ rights, peace


European sectoral social partners in commerce to renew focus on the digital and green transition


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Launch Event: Collective Bargaining Practices on AI and Algorithmic Management


EU takes action against baseless legal threats used to stop strikes


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Organising remote workers


Bank workers in Portugal and Spain to stage 8 February demo


UNI-Europa–CoESS Joint Statement on Diversity, Equality, Inclusion and Non-Discrimination


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Meetings & Events




PHSDialogue Project: 1st PHS Social Dialogue Plenary Session in Brussels 14 May

14 May 2024, 9h-16h CET | UNI Europa & EFSI Offices in Brussels

- Joint UNI & EFFAT Preparatory Meeting (morning, UNI Europa office)
- 1st PHS Social Dialogue Plenary Session (afternoon, EFSI office)

UNI Care Europa affiliates can register using the registration form below.



Protected: Commerce and Tourism EWC Network – 22 May 2024




Commerce and Tourism EWC network meeting