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UNI Europa Women’s Committee calls on the Turkish Government to urgently reconsider the withdrawal of Turkey from the Istanbul Convention

Wednesday 31 March 2021

With a Presidential decision dated March 19, 2021 and issued by President and ruling AKP Chair Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey has withdrawn from the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence. The President of Turkey was strategically waiting for the best time to pull the trigger. In Turkey,…

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Douglas Perfumerie – send a letter to the CEO

Friday 26 March 2021

Unions have launched an international letter-sending campaign to protest the mass job cuts at Douglas Perfumerie. The cosmetics retail chain announced a mass layoff of 2500 jobs across Europe and is undermining meaningful negotiations with workers’ unions. Stand with the workers and send a letter to the CEO (also in German, Spanish and Italian). Getting…

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Adecco: does the leading “HR solutions” corporation see social dialogue as anything more than a PR exercise?

Wednesday 24 March 2021

Since 2014, the year when the Jacobs family pulled out of Adecco, the workers have been denouncing that the Adecco Group has increasingly steered towards a short-termist management approach. According to its workers, Adecco moved from being run as a family company to a management focused almost exclusively on returns to investors, disregarding a frenetic…

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Getting behind the wave of theatre occupations across France

Saturday 20 March 2021

Workers in the performing arts in France call for the reopening of the sector and the guarantee of social rights for intermittent cultural workers. Since 4 March, performing arts workers have been occupying the legendary Odéon theatre in Paris. The beginning of the action marks the first anniversary of the closure of the sector and…

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