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ETUC statement on the Brexit deal

Oct 17 2019, 15:30    ETUC

17.10.2019 Press release ETUC statement on the Brexit deal The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) believes there is no Brexit that will benefit working people. In the circumstances, we welcome the European Union’s efforts to avoid stop no-deal, guarantee the Good Friday Agreement and avoid a hard border in Ireland. However, the ETUC is concerned that the deal appears to have further watered down already weak commitments to workers’ rights, although further scrutiny is …


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  • EU trade unions and employers want ambitious EU industrial strategy    ETUC EU trade unions and employers want ambitious EU industrial strategy dmelli@etuc.org Wed, 09/10/2019 - 11:02 European employers and trade unions are jointly calling on the new European Commission and Parliament for a more proactive and ambitious EU industrial strategy. The European Trade Union …
  • ETUC condemns Turkish invasion threat and calls on EU to end migration deal    ETUC ETUC condemns Turkish invasion threat and calls on EU to end migration deal ljames@etuc.org Tue, 08/10/2019 - 11:35 The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) is calling on the EU to take the strongest possible action to prevent a Turkish invasion of Syria, and immediately end its migration deal …
  • World Day for Decent Work - 7 October 2019 - Invest in Care    ETUC World Day for Decent Work - 7 October 2019 - Invest in Care dmelli@etuc.org Wed, 02/10/2019 - 15:26 There is nothing more important for working people than to know that their children and elderly relatives are being properly cared for. Care, especially for young children and the elderly, is one of …
  • Workers' voice - The ETUC newsletter - September 2019    ETUC Workers' voice - The ETUC newsletter - September 2019 dmelli@etuc.org Mon, 30/09/2019 - 14:20 Dear Readers, We have just published theSeptember 2019 edition of theETUC newsletter. To read the document, pleaseclick here. Enjoy!
  • Commission hearings: Six big questions workers want answered    ETUC Commission hearings: Six big questions workers want answered ljames@etuc.org Mon, 30/09/2019 - 09:39 A sustainable economy, quality jobs, climate action, fair minimum wages, ethical digitalisation and fair mobility and migration are among the subjects on which trade unions have urged MEPs to grill …
  • Malta agreement marks EU step towards human decency on migration?    ETUC Malta agreement marks EU step towards human decency on migration? jscola@etuc.org Tue, 24/09/2019 - 15:31 The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) says the agreement of the Interior Ministers of France, Germany, Italy and Malta on a proposed voluntary scheme to relocate across the EU migrants …
  • ETUC fights back against rising retirement age    ETUC ETUC fights back against rising retirement age ljames@etuc.org Tue, 24/09/2019 - 13:47 Raising the retirement age in an attempt to ensure the pension system remains sustainable as life expectancy grows is “unfair and ineffectual,” ETUC leaders said today as they launched a fightback …