In-work poverty: a growing social problem

The ETUC’s #ourpayrise campaign is highlighting the unacceptably low wages being imposed on workers across Europe, since the economic crisis took hold in 2008. A newly published study by ...

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World Day of Decent Work

By Esther Lynch, ETUC Confederal Secretary On October 7 every year, trade unions on every continent mark World Day for Decent Work. Decent work needs to be at the top of everyone’s agenda – ...

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Journalists also need a pay rise

By Ricardo Gutierrez, EFJ General Secretary Not all professions have been so deeply affected as journalism by the rise of new technologies, and the collapse in advertising revenues of the media ...

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Police need a pay rise to keep us safe

By Peter Smets, EuroCOP delegate, Belgium Over recent years, we have seen significant changes in our lives. Previously, life in Europe was far removed from conflicts, economic problems etc.  We ...

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