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13.06.2019 Press release

ETUC video messages - Europride 2019

Euro Pride 2019 - ETUC stands with you  Video messages by Ludovic Voet and Isabelle Schömann, ETUC Confederal Secretaries
13.06.2019 Press release

EPSCO conclusions must be a basis for further progress on H&S

The adoption of Council Conclusions on The changing world of work: reflections on new forms of work and implications for the safety and health of workers at today’s EPSCO meeting establishes a good foundation for the incoming European Commission to work on, commented the

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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.
24.05.2019 Document

Emergency Motion on the situation in Austria

EMERGENCY MOTION APPROVED AT THE 14TH ETUC STATUTORY CONGRESS Vienna 21-24 May 2019 EN Emergency Motion on the situation in Austria In light of the current developments in Austria, the Congress of the European Trade Union Confederation expresses its full solidarity with the Austrian Trade Union Federation and Austrian workers.
24.05.2019 Document

Brexit statement

STATEMENT APPROVED AT THE ETUC 14th Statutory Congress Vienna 21-24 May 2019   Brexit statement Congress notes that almost three years after the UK referendum on EU membership, negotiations between the EU and the UK on the terms of exit have concluded but that the UK government has repeatedly failed to secure approval for the Withdrawal Agreement in the British parliament.
13.05.2019 Document

ETUC Resolution on the Need for EU Action to Protect Workers from High Temperatures

Brussels 13/05/2019 ETUC Resolution on the Need for EU Action to Protect Workers from High Temperatures  Adopted at the Executive Committee Meeting of 18-19 December 2018 Background When the workplace gets too hot it is more than just an issue of comfort. When the temperature goes too high, as was the case during the summer of 2018, then it can become a real health and safety issue.
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