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12.12.2019 Press release

ETUC call on EU leaders to push for justice for murdered Maltese journalist

ETUC supports the European and International Federations of Journalists and other organisations who have called on EU leaders meeting today to push the Prime Minister of Malta to guarantee that all investigations and legal proceedings related to the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Gal
Trade unions for climate action and just transition
11.12.2019 Press release

ETUC on European Green Deal

Commenting on the ‘European Green Deal’ announced today, Luca Visentini, ETUC General Secretary said 

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09.12.2019 Publication

Joint letter to Ursula von der Leyen regarding EU chemicals policy

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Dear President von der Leyen, Dear Executive Vice-President Timmermans, We, the European Consumers Organisation (BEUC), the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), representing the voice of consumers, workers and the environment, have come together to call on you to build a Europe that protects people and ecosystems against chemical pollution.
12.11.2019 Document

Release of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva - Letter to Sergio Nobre, National President of CUT (Brazil)

Brussels, 10 November 2019 Dear friends, The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), which represents fifty million workers, has received with great joy news of the release of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, 580 days after his political arrest at the Federal Police Superintendency in Curitiba. Today more than ever it is clear that the judges and prosecutors related to Bolsonaro wanted to imprison the ideas of justice and social progress that Lula and you represent. Lula has been, and is, a point of reference for the entire international trade union movement.
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