About: Luca Visentini

ETUC: Wages in Europe are too low

The gap between the rich and ‘the rest’ is growing, European Trade Union leaders warned as Europe struggles to recover from the 2009 crisis that wiped 10% of it’s economy.

Posted workers revision gets off to shaky start

In an attempt to fight social dumping and fraud, the European Commission proposed on Tuesday (8 March) a review of the contentious Posting of Workers Directive, which regulates people employed in one EU country, but sent to temporarily work in another country.
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Has the EU abandoned social regulation?
Economy & Jobs 22-02-2016

Has the EU abandoned social regulation?

The Lisbon Treaty states that the EU aims to promote social progress and improve the living and working conditions of the peoples of Europe.

Women are not second class citizens: It’s time to stop the violence

Trade unions have a role to play in ending the scourge of gender-based violence, writes Luca Visentini on the International Day for the elimination of violence against women.