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ILO Convention against violence & harassment at work
21.06.2019 Press release

New ILO Convention gives right to work without violence and harassment

The European Trade Union Confederation today congratulated trade union representatives at the UN International Labour Organisation for reaching agreement today with governments and employers on a world-wide Convention (and accompanying Recommendation) for the elimination of violence and harassmen
ETUC march for a fairer Europe
20.06.2019 Press release

Summit agrees 'strategic agenda' for EU 2019-24

Commenting on EU Prime Ministers agreeing today a six page ‘Strategic Agenda’ 2019-2024, Luca Visentini, General Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) said

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24.06.2019 Publication

ETUC comments on Commission Communication on “Further strengthening the Rule of Law within the Union. State of Play and possible next steps” (COM(2019) 163 final)

Brussels 24/06/2019 On 3 April 2019, the European Commission launched its Communication on “Further strengthening the Rule of Law within the Union. State of Play and possible next steps” (COM(2019) 163 final) [1]. It thereby invited the European Parliament, the European Council, the Council and the public at large to reflect on how strengthening the enforcement of the rule of law can make an essential contribution to the future of the European Union.
19.06.2019 Publication

ETUC Manifesto 2019-2023

ETUC Manifesto
We are living through a crucial and challenging moment for Europe and the European trade union movement. The effects of unregulated globalisation, economic crisis and austerity; the changes in the economy and labour market due to climate change, digitalisation and automation; the attacks on workers’ and trade union rights and on the European social model; the growth of inequalities within and between countries; the issue of migration and mobility flows, often leading to
28.05.2019 Document

ETUC Vienna Manifesto

ETUC Secretariat
ETUC Manifesto 2019-2023 We are living through a crucial and challenging moment for Europe and the European trade union movement.
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The ETUC takes action in a number of ways: through political pressure and negotiations with EU institutions, social dialogue, and large-scale demonstrations.

Since the start of the crisis, the European Union has demonstrated its growing power over countries that use the single currency. But even outside the Eurozone, EU Member States face the same challenges and are becoming increasingly interdependent. Climate change, energy supply, worker mobility and migration are among the issues that cannot be tackled by individual nations.

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