Forward through collective bargaining October 2022

05.10.22

Forward through collective bargaining October 2022

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Minimum wages and collective bargaining: EU directive shows the way forward



The European Parliament has adopted the directive on minimum wages and collective bargaining, which now enters into EU law. UNI Europa celebrates the concrete steps towards strengthening democracy at work.
Important step forward: the EU recognises central role of collective bargaining and sets objective for all countries to reach 80% coverage.

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EU paves the way for collective bargaining for solo self-employed



EU competition law is no longer a direct obstacle for 24 million self-employed workers  who now will be able to bargain collectively for fair wages & working conditions.
UNI Europa welcomes the EU Commission’s move to protect self-employed workers.

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European Commission must reject Amazon’s attempt to derail competition investigation



Amazon is attempting to shut down the European Commission investigation into its competition practices. Together with a coalition of public interest organisations led by the Balanced Economy Project, UNI Europa has called for the European Commission to reject Amazon’s ultimatum.

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Media unions call on Turkish press advertising agency to lift advertisement ban on Evrensel newspaper

 

OECD: collective bargaining the solution to the cost of living crisis

 

Retain report puts forward solutions to the worker shortage crisis in long-term care

 

Employers and workers jointly call on European Commission to recognise diversity of care workers

 

Conference report: upholding and strengthening democracy

 

SOTEU2022: new treaty, abuse of public money and a mention of skills

 

European care strategy: right diagnosis, wrong treatment

 

World’s postal unions stand in solidarity with Spanish postal workers

 

Algorithmic management: 1 in 3 workers left in the dark

 

Europe’s gaming workers call for an end to workplace violence and harassment

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS

06 October
ICTS steering committee
06 October
Sectoral social dialogue committee temporary agency plenary meetinng
10 – 11 October
ICTS workshop – EU project VS 2021 0041
12 October
UNI Europa policy making working group meeting
13 – 14 October
Final conference of the EU tissue & packaging project
18 October
Commerce EWC network meeting
19 October
ESCB/SSM social dialogue (in ssm composition)
19 – 20 October
29th UNI Europa executive committee
24 October
Steering group meeting of the project “Make Twin Transition”
25 October
Commerce sector steering committee meeting
27 October
Travel agencies and tour operators network meeting


Meetings & Events

2022

07

Dec

Women in European cinema: are we making progress?

Media, Entertainment & Arts

Online panel - Presentation of the latest quantitative and qualitative studies

17

Jan

UNI Europa Webinar on Domestic Violence