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Can trade and investment agreements provide decent work?

22 sep 2017
The ETUI debate on trade and investment agreements took place at the European Economic and Social Committee on the 12th of September and was chaired by the ETUI General Director Philippe Pochet. ETUI Senior researcher and Head of Unit “European Economic, Employment and Social Policy” Martin Myant addressed the question by noting that there is…

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Workers in arduous and hazardous jobs see pension rights threatened

22 sep 2017
The latest ETUI-OSE lunch debate focused on retirement regimes for workers in arduous and hazardous jobs (WAHJ). The discussion drew on a recent European Social Policy Network study drafted by Bart Vanhercke, Slavina Spasova and David Natali from the European Social Observatory (OSE). The debate was chaired by the Director of the ETUI Research department…

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Collective bargaining developments July/August 2017

22 sep 2017
Here are the most important developments at European and member state level from the summer issue of the Collective Bargaining newsletter: 1. Europe – A Eurofound report discusses developments in collectively agreed wages in the EU in 2016, putting them into the perspective of developments over the past 15 years.2. Cyprus – Trade unions and…

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Digitalisation and Brexit viewed from a south-east European perspective

22 sep 2017
The latest issue of the SEER Journal for Labour and Social Affairs in Eastern Europe focuses on the potential effects of digitalization on the labour markets in the region. It also identifies and evaluates the risks of Brexit for Eastern Europe. The article on digitalization within the information technology sector in Serbia focuses on how…

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Aandacht voor preventie in Miljoenennota

22 sep 2017
Beleid en overheidNieuwsartikelEr komt een vierjarig programma dat gericht is op de preventie van beroepsziekten. Dat staat in de Miljoenennota die afgelopen dinsdag werd gepresenteerd op Prinsjesdag. Het programma is gericht op preventie door middel van een communicatiecampagne, interventies en inzet op kennis en innovatie. Hiermee wil de regering vooral de bewustwording en aanpak van…

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The long and dangerous path to school in eastern Ukraine

20 sep 2017
The long and dangerous path to school in eastern Ukraine In eastern Ukraine, people who were unable to flee the conflict now face grave threats from shelling, landmines and unexploded ordnance. Karyna’s family still lives close to the contact line, and every day on her walk to school she is confronted with the risk of…

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Temporary workers in the spotlight of a new SLIC campaign

19 sep 2017
20/09/2017Temporary workers in the spotlight of a new SLIC campaignThe Senior Labour Inspectors Committee (SLIC) launches an information and enforcement campaign to promote occupational safety and health (OSH) of temporary agency workers and cross-border workers. Entitled “Safe and healthy work for temporary jobs”, the campaign runs from October 2017 to May 2019. Employment in temporary…

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Forthcoming conference in Latvia: Each single accident at work is too much

19 sep 2017
19/09/2017Forthcoming conference in Latvia: Each single accident at work is too muchA conference organized within the ESF project 'Improvement of supervision and practical application of work safety standards’ takes place on 11-12 October in Riga, Latvia. Main topics of the conference are: Labour Protection Law – 15 years. What has...

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Edudays 2017

19 sep 2017
The next ETUI EduDays 2017 will take place from 4th till 6th October 2017 in Gif-sur-Yvette (France).The 2017 edition of EduDays will, once again, be an opportunity to gather together the European community of trade union education and training, to have some time for debate, to share experiences and to build and strengthen our networks.…

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Ending child marriage and teenage pregnancy in Sierra Leone

18 sep 2017
Ending child marriage and teenage pregnancy in Sierra Leone On 18 September 2017, the Government of Zambia, the Government of Canada, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women convened a United Nations General Assembly High Level side event to advocate for accelerating the Common African Position (CAP) on Ending Child Marriage. The African States adopted the CAP…

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