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Worker involvement in managing the Covid-19 crisis

Thursday 2 July 2020

Joint statement of the European Trade Union Confederation ETUC and the European Trade Union Federations industriAll Europe, UNI Europa, EFFAT, EPSU, ETF, EFBWW (PDF) Time is running out: concrete and rapid actions needed to enforce rights to worker involvement in anticipating and managing the COVID-19 crisis impact. Three months after the COVID-19 health crisis hit…

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Contact centres in the crisis   

Thursday 2 July 2020

Contact centre workers around Europe have and continue to face grave dangers throughout the coronavirus crisis, with many forced to work in dangerous conditions and fearing for their lives. Across the continent there have been reports of call centres failing to ensure workers are able to adopt appropriate social distancing measures. Moreover, the lack of paid sick leave is…

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European Social Partner Framework Agreement on Digitalisation

Friday 26 June 2020

The European Social Partners adopted the Framework Agreement on Digitalisation at the Tripartite Social Summit on 23 June 2020. The agreement lays out an inclusive approach to digital change. UNI Europa took part in the negotiations on the agreement and is satisfied that the digital challenges faced by services workers are included.   “Digitalisation is increasingly shaping our world. Far from an automatic process over which nobody has control, it is shaped…

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Webinar highlights: protecting workers in the COVID-19 pandemic, safeguarding work and preparing for an inclusive economic and social recovery in the Temporary Agency Work sector

Thursday 25 June 2020

UNI Europa and World Employment Confederation (WEC) Europe hosted a webinar on 23 June 2020 to present the Joint Recommendations adopted by the representative Social Dialogue Committee during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the joint recommendations, the social partners call upon both the temporary work agencies and the user undertakings to provide adequate health and safety…

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