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Ensuring a healthy workplace for commerce workers in Europe

Friday 1 July 2016

On 29 and 30 June 2016 in Brussels, Social partners from 12 European countries, including Turkey, discussed the importance of social dialogue for building a safe and healthy working environment for workers in retail and wholesale. In the framework of an EU-funded project, UNI Europa and EuroCommerce organized a specific event to address three key…

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ETNO ThinkDigital interview with UNI Europa Head of EU Affairs – Embracing the Digital Economy and the changes it brings

Thursday 30 June 2016

UNI Europa’s Head of EU Affairs, Christina Colclough was interviewed by #ThinkDigital, the European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association’s blog. “We need to look at the Digital Economy and everything it brings with it in terms of potential and challenges, of new business models, of changing customer behaviour, but also in terms of actually making our…

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Industry 4.0 – what does it mean for workers?

Wednesday 29 June 2016

How will technological developments impact the core nature of our work? It is an age-old question stretching back to the first industrial revolution when humans abandoned hand tools and employed steam and water to power advanced new machines. As we enter what is widely accepted as mankind’s fourth industrial revolution, known as Industry 4.0, the…

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There is always a BUT with Amazon

Tuesday 28 June 2016

What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘Amazon’? That’s the question UNI Europa’s Christina Colclough asked the audience as she opened the panel debate on Amazon and the ‘amazonisation’ of our economies. The debate was part of an ETUI-ETUC conference on shaping the new world of work, taking place in Brussels. Most…

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