Forward through collective bargaining – September 2022


Forward through collective bargaining – September 2022

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Putting workers at the centre of the European care strategy

We’ve been pushing for the upcoming European Care Strategy to enhance trade union rights, collective bargaining, working conditions, staffing levels and quality care. To ensure that workers’ interests are embedded in the strategy, UNI has been working with key decision-makers in all three legislative EU institutions.

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Back to work: 3 key upcoming events

As well as our usual internal meetings, UNI Europa is coordinating three key events in September. Firstly, we still have some places left for our training for new European Works Council members. Secondly, we will be at the Labora Conference this year, where we are coordinating two panel discussions: Is AI becoming the second boss? A workers’ perspective on algorithm management at the workplace & Back to the Dark Ages? The rise of a new retail model.


In case you missed it


Face-to-face, hybrid, online? The format of SNB, EWC and SE-WC meetings post-covid-19


Germany: Verdi publishes action guide against racist discrimination at work


Poland: Castorama workers win reinstatement through the courts


DHL group adopts a new OECD Protocol & work plan with global unions


Opening: Policy Coordinator Graphical sector


Call for tender: Literature study on the logic and effects of multiemployer collective bargaining


Oslo graphical workers look to the future on 150th anniversary of their union


Workers, regulators and social media creators give Amazon its hottest August on record


EU pact for skills: UNI Europa joins partnership


ETNO and UNI Europa ICTS consolidate social dialogue project findings on Digital Upskilling for All


More than 170,000 CWU members to strike in the UK



29 August
Ad hoc working group on the Pact for skills in the retail ecosystem
6-7 September
Cross sectoral EWC training for new EWC members in Brussels
7-10 September
ILERA Congress, Barcelona
12 September
Due diligence project steering group meeting
14 September
State of the Union Address
14-15 September
Gaming workshop on “eliminating violence and harassment in the world of work”
21 September
Back to the dark ages? The rise of a new retail model
21 September
Is AI becoming the second boss?
22 September
Petitions, surveys and newsletters for targetted messaging
26 September
Travel agencies and tour operators network meeting
27-28 September
Workers’ rights in audiovisal media multinationals
28 & 29 September:
Contact Centre Organising Forum, Antwerp (organised by ICTS Global)
30 September
Third-party violence webinar “eliminating violence and harassment in the world of work”

Meetings & Events




Sectoral SD Committee Temporary Agency Workers Working Group Meeting

Agency Workers

Timing: TBC



UNI Europa Finance SD Bank Preparatory Meeting




Bank Sectoral Social Dialogue Working Group Meeting