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Creative Skills Europe launches final report

Monday 6 June 2016

Today, the final conference of the Creative Skills Europe project takes place. Creative Skills Europe is the European Skills Council for employment and training in the Audiovisual and Live Performance sectors. The project partners have launched the final report Trends and skills in the European audiovisual and live performance sectors at the conference. Richard Polacek…

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#Endprecariouswork – testimonials featured in new video

Wednesday 1 June 2016

Following up on our recent reporting on a joint project ‘Europe: End Precarious Work Now! – Decent Work and Equal Treatment for All’, here is our new video featuring four testimonials from workers who are experiencing precarious working conditions: In the EU, precarious work means a low level of certainty over job safety, poor individual…

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CETA and TTIP need to be fair, sustainable and social

Tuesday 31 May 2016

The Regional Secretaries of UNI Americas and UNI Europa, Adriana Rosenzwaig and Oliver Roethig, gave their full support to the statement made by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union. Without the following changes, the trade…

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The Innovation Principle – a new deregulatory tool?

Tuesday 31 May 2016

This week, the Council adopted their conclusions on Better Regulation and Competitiveness. In essence, the issue at stake is a renewed focus on the effects regulation has on companies’ innovation potential. As innocent, and even sensible, as this sounds, the Council conclusions also raise a number of warning signs. Firstly, innovation is spoken of as…

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