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Conversion of Precarious Work into Work with Rights

On the 22-23 November 2011 MUBE  attended an International Labour Organisation (ILO) conference, organized by their International Training Centre  in conjunction with the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and the EC/DG Employment, Social Affairs and Integration, on the ‘Conversion of Precarious Work into Work with

NORMA Project

MANAGING ANTI-DISCRIMINATION AT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS At a recent concluding seminar held in Brussels and coordinated by Federazione Autonoma Bancari Italiani (FABI), it was stressed that anti-discrimination practices should come more to light on the place of work.  The Malta Union of Bank Employees – MUBE

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New Skills New Jobs Initiative

European Trade Unions Initiatives on New Skills and New Jobs for Europe A conference organized by the European Trade Union Confederation – ETUC was held recently in Brussels entitled “For a Trade Union version of the New Skills, New Jobs Initiative”.  The central theme of

European Works Councils

Definition: When writing about European Works Councils EWCs), it must be said at the outset what in fact the EWCs are and what are theirs legal basis. They are several existing definitions of EWCs but in fact they mean the same thing. One of them

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Relaunching the EU Economy

ETUC Economic and Employment Committee 18th October 2010 – Brussels. The world crisis was triggered by a number of factors pervasive in both housing and credit markets. When Lehman Brothers and other important financial institutions collapsed in late 2008, the crisis hit a key point


In the real world, professional success is not only determined by the number of qualifications and certificates hanging on that wall or the excellent business skills or experience which you may have under your career belt. Your personal appearance is considered to be one of the

Wine Labels

Wine is an extraordinary and fascinating drink. It brings together people from all over the world, from Chile to France, to drink in celebration of all aspects of life. If you are a wine lover you may certainly be extremely comfortable to make frequent selections

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