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23/06/2017

Bulgarian and Latvian unions educate future workers on their rights

Trade unions across Europe are looking for new ways to approach young people. Labour organisations in Bulgaria and Latvia have been particularly innovative in this respect: they used non-standard communication channels to raise future workers’ awareness of their rights as employees and acquaint them with union activities.

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12/05/2017

The Brexit negotiations will have a big impact on the most vulnerable workers

The outcome of the upcoming negotiations between the European authorities and the United Kingdom over its exit from the European Union (EU) may have a huge impact on workers’ rights, in the UK but also in the rest of Europe, according to a report commissioned by the Trades Union Congress (TUC). The ones occupying the lowest rungs on the labour market may be the main losers in terms of workplace rights.

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25/04/2017

World Day for Safety and Health at Work: discrimination is bad for your health

On Friday 28 April, the international trade union movement will be holding its annual Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured Workers. This year, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) will denounce the impact of discrimination on workers’ health and safety.

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