Forward through collective bargaining November 2023


Forward through collective bargaining November 2023



Forward through collective bargaining

November 2023






Social public procurement hearing: “A change in the law would be necessary”




Legal uncertainty is the problem, revision is the solution. This resounding call emerged during the European Parliament hearing conducted by the Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) committee on 25 October 2023.

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European trade unions mobilise to Brussels against austerity




On 12 December, workers and their unions, including UNI Europa and its affiliates, will come together from across Europe to protest the return of European austerity in Brussels.

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Amazon workers from Italy, Germany and the U.S. to join GMB strikers in Coventry, UK




In an upsurge of international solidarity, Amazon workers from Italy, Germany and the U.S. will be joining GMB strikers in Coventry, U.K., this Black Friday – widely called Make Amazon Pay Day – to underscore the urgent need for Amazon to address its egregious labour practices and engage in fair bargaining.

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In case you missed it




Eu Parliament procurement study: “Exempt collective agreements as a general rule”


Map of misery: Examples of publicly-funded worker exploitation and low-quality services


Jacobin publishes interview with PAM President Annika Rönni-Sällinen


UNI Europa and social partners sign first-of-its-kind EU cross-sectoral guidelines on eliminating violence and harassment


UNI Europa President Peter Hellberg elected President of Unionen


Workshop on developing multi-employer bargaining: focus on the Finnish commerce sector


Cleaners join solidarity strike at Tesla in Sweden


The impact of private equity on workers‘ rights and critical services


Diversity and inclusion in audiovisual workplaces



New report: “Green, Pave the Way for Social!”


Belgian EU Presidency can use public procurement as a “lever ensuring respect for social rights”


UNI Europa stands in solidarity with Finnish trade unions


European commerce unions elect leadership and set priorities for the next years


UNI calls for finance to be included in European Due Diligence Directive, and warns legislators not to be swayed by ugly industry lobbying


Italian opera workers stage nationwide strikes


Final Conference of the joint UNI Europa and COZZ project: Bridging the gap


The dual nature of AI in the finance sector














Meetings & Events




Sectoral SD Committee Postal Services Working Group Meeting

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Commerce Steering Committee




Working group meeting of the EU audiovisual social dialogue committee – online

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