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EU can’t let platforms with illegal practices re-write laws - you can't ask Al Capone to promote the alcohol-free month [ETUC] 2021-02-24

Healthcare Workers Are Refusing AstraZeneca Vaccine Over Efficacy Concerns [Forbes] 2021-02-22

EU action needed after Uber & Deliveroo court defeats [ETUC] 2021-02-22

EU must end austerity policies paused during pandemic [ETUC] 2021-02-18

FedEx – Time to deliver for your workers! [ETF]  ActNOW!  2021-02-17

SIPTU criticises Tánaiste for undermining rights of workers [SIPTU] 2021-02-08

Eurostat: Second wave of Covid job losses [ETUC] 2021-02-02

Korea trade breach shows need for EU sanctions over labour violations [ETUC] 2021-01-26

EU must act to enforce Brexit deal on workers' rights [ETUC] 2021-01-18

Women paid €800 less than men for same work [ETUC] 2021-01-18

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Apply to join online training to improve media reporting on Muslims and Islam 2021-03-04 [EFJ]

EU inequality got worse before Covid crisis, data shows 2021-03-03 [ETUC]

First MFRR Summit “Locked Down: Protecting Europe’s Free Press”, 17-20 March 2021-03-03 [EFJ]

The European Regional Council of Trade Unions discussed the global challenges 2021-03-03 [GTUC]

EU pay transparency directive: Commission leaks reveal battle over equal pay 2021-02-26 [ETUC]

Workers' voice - The ETUC newsletter - February 2021 2021-02-26 [ETUC]

European Commission must urgently address media market distortion in Hungary 2021-02-26 [EFJ]

Climate change adaptation strategy fails to protect workers 2021-02-25 [ETUC]

EU can’t let platforms with illegal practices re-write laws - you can't ask Al Capone to promote the alcohol-free month 2021-02-24 [ETUC]

Media and artistic freedom under attack: Europe has to act 2021-02-23 [EFJ]

Healthcare Workers Are Refusing AstraZeneca Vaccine Over Efficacy Concerns 2021-02-22 [Forbes]

24m could get pay rise under EU directive 2021-02-22 [ETUC]

EU action needed after Uber & Deliveroo court defeats 2021-02-22 [ETUC]

114 alerts in 4 months – MFRR report sheds light on media freedom violations in Europe 2021-02-22 [EFJ]

Our letter to Charles Michel: time for EU Member States to act to protect journalists 2021-02-22 [EFJ]

European grant programme for cross-border investigation opens for applications 2021-02-22 [EFJ]

EU must end austerity policies paused during pandemic 2021-02-18 [ETUC]

Statement on Covid vaccines: people must come before profit 2021-02-18 [ETUC]

Second edition: Stars4Media exchange and training programme call for application out 2021-02-18 [EFJ]

FedEx – Time to deliver for your workers!  ActNOW!  2021-02-17 [ETF]

Guest Editorial: Kristjan Bragason, Regional Secretary of EFFAT-IUF 2021-02-17 [IUF]

Survey highlights plight of young people in pandemic 2021-02-16 [ETUC]

Uber Defends Contractors Ahead of EU Law on Gig Workers' Rights 2021-02-15 [USNews]

EU warns against withdrawing job support too soon - but must refinance SURE 2021-02-12 [ETUC]

EU to seek more time to ratify Brexit trade deal amid tensions with UK 2021-02-10 [The Guardian]

OpenLux scandal shows public services can be funded - if governments willing to take on tax avoiders. 2021-02-09 [PSI]

SIPTU criticises Tánaiste for undermining rights of workers 2021-02-08 [SIPTU]

Commission omits workplace dangers from priority cancer actions 2021-02-04 [ETUC]

During a pandemic, democracy at work is even more important than ever 2021-02-04 [Equal Times]

Time to act on pay transparency 2021-02-02 [Social Europe]

Eurostat: Second wave of Covid job losses 2021-02-02 [ETUC]

IndustriALL and IndustriAll Europe call for justice and solidarity in the fight against Covid-19 2021-02-01 [IndustriALL]

ILO C189 Anniversary Event Europa - Call for contributions from UNI home care affiliates 2021-02-01 [UNI Global Union]

Workers' voice - The ETUC newsletter - January 2021 2021-02-01 [ETUC]

Brexit 'teething problems' endemic and could ruin us, say UK businesses 2021-01-31 [The Guardian]

Nýr vefur NFS í loftið 2021-01-30 [BSRB]

Korea trade breach shows need for EU sanctions over labour violations 2021-01-26 [ETUC]

Time to put an end to union-busting 2021-01-25 [Social Europe]

Right to disconnect needed now 2021-01-22 [ETUC]

EU report on the right to disconnect: EFJ co-signed ETUC letter to MEPs 2021-01-21 [EFJ]

EU must act to enforce Brexit deal on workers' rights 2021-01-18 [ETUC]

National rulings on platform work show need for EU action 2021-01-18 [ETUC]

Women paid €800 less than men for same work 2021-01-18 [ETUC]

New reports highlight journalists’ ethical challenges in the digital age and need for enhanced dialogue with media councils 2021-01-15 [EFJ]

ETUC joins call for stronger human rights safeguards in EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment 2021-01-14 [ETUC]

To beat the pandemic, beat poverty: good sick pay for all! 2021-01-13 [Workersliberty ]

Online Seminar 'Trust in media: Audience Engagement & Artificial Intelligence' 2021-01-12 [EFJ]

Online webinar “Media councils in the digital age: how to regain trust and ethics in journalism” 2021-01-11 [EFJ]

Almost 90 journalists’ deaths caused by Covid-19 in Europe§ 2021-01-06 [EFJ]

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This month in labour history


19-03-1911 1 million women demonstrate in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Denmark for the right to vote and the right to hold public office, the right to work and the elimination of discrimination at work. [more]