About: Trade Unions

Economy & Jobs 25-06-2018

Luca Visentini: “Now independence goes together with no social protection”

For too long, trade unions have failed to anticipate changes in an increasingly volatile labour market. It is time to take a proactive approach and protect workers’ rights, Luca Visentini, secretary-general of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), told EURACTIV.com in an interview.
Euro & Finance 04-09-2015

Stiglitz: ‘Inequality is holding back the American economy’

The US economic recovery is false, according to Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz. He told La Tribune that sustainable growth can only be achieved by tackling inequality, limiting the power of the financial sector, and reempowering trade unions.

Temp chief: Workers face ‘a la carte’ employment

The European labour market is being overhauled in a thorough 'individualist' revolution that is moving workers away from fixed-term contracts and towards collaboration and subordination, argues Denis Pennel.

Monks: Europe can lead world on ‘green engineering’

EU countries should pour money into 'green' jobs to make Europe the world leader in green engineering, John Monks, secretary-general of ETUC, the European Trade Union Confederation, told EURACTIV in an interview, describing the bloc's economic recovery plan as "ambitious, but not enough".

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