European Trade Union Institute, ETUI.

News list

28/10/2010

India: union report slams violation of tea plantation workers’ rights

In early October, the International Union of Foodworkers (IUF) published the findings of research done after the deaths of three tea plantation workers in the northeast Indian state of Assam.

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26/10/2010

A bad seven days for health and safety, says TUC

Cuts to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and to local authority budgets announced in the spending review will make it easier for rogue employers to take unacceptable risks with the health and safety of their workforce, the TUC said on 22 October.

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27/09/2010

The Belgian Presidency calls for nanomaterials register

Europe should make consumer information on the presence of nanomaterials mandatory and maintain a register to trace these materials back to their source, according to proposals made by the Belgian EU presidency on 14 September 2010.

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13/09/2010

ETUC and EMCEF as REACH ambassadors in companies

An information leaflet aimed at workers' reps

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13/09/2010

ETUC and EMCEF as REACH ambassadors in companies

The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and the European Chemical Workers’ Federation (EMCEF) are launching an extensive information campaign aimed at companies that market or use chemicals.

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30/07/2010

EU: guidelines to tackle third-party violence and harassment in education, private security and local authorities

On July 16th, European trade union organizations - EPSU (public services), UNI Europa (services), CSEE (education) - and European employers' organizations - HOSPEEM (hospital), CCRE (towns and regions), EFEE (education), EuroCommerce and CoESS (private security) - adopted a series of guidelines to help businesses, workers and union representatives prevent and reduce cases of third-party violence and harassment at work.

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