Category Archives: Current Issues

Project – To.Be.E.EWC

Project – To.Be.E.EWC – Towards a better employee involvement in undertakings:  roles and tasks of the main actors in establishing and improving European Works Councils. MUBE’s work in support of European Works Councils and its members is acknowledged at European level through a European funded

Annual UNI Finance Area Med Meeting – Update

Update!  During today’s session Mr William Portelli, President of MUBE, has been elected as Vice President of UniMed Finance – UMF.  The next UniMed Finance meeting will be held in Malta in May 2017.   MUBE officials are currently attending the annual UNIMED meeting in

EQUALITY MATTERS

The 6th edition of the NCPE (National Commission for the Promotion of Equality) newsletter ‘Equality Matters’ has been published.  Some of the topics covered in this edition include: Equality Beyond Gender Roles Human Rights & Equality in Practice Men & Women in the Labour Market

European Year of Development

2015 was a special year for development. It was the first ever European Year to deal with the European Union’s external action and Europe’s role in the world. For development organisations all over Europe it was an unparalleled opportunity to showcase Europe’s commitment to eradicating

Insurance social partners tackle the demographic challenge

Trade unions and employers of the insurance sector from Austria, Belgium, France, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and the Netherlands as well as their European federations met in Bratislava on 17 September 2015 to discuss innovative measures to tackle

HSBC Global Trade Union Alliance Launched

UNI global union affiliates working in HSBC met in Esher, UK, on 11 and 12 February 2016, at the same time as the Bank was announcing its U-turn on plans to freeze pay. Unions and staff across the world had reacted with outrage to the badly

International Women’s Day 2015 Theme: MAKE IT HAPPEN

All around the world, International Women’s Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. Make It Happen is the 2015 theme for our internationalwomensday.com global hub, encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women. Each year International Women’s

Globalisation and OSH: the way we work is changing

The effects of globalisation can be witnessed in so many aspects of our lives, including occupational safety and health (OSH). Firms are facing increasing pressure to remain competitive and, although implementing organisational changes may be necessary, they may result in new risks to workers’ well-being.

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