Tag: European Trade Union Confederation

#InternationalWomensDay: ETUC calls on men and women ‘to break glass walls’

#InternationalWomensDay: ETUC calls on men and women ‘to break glass walls’

On International Women’s Day (8 March) the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) calls on men and women to break the glass walls that segregate the sexes in different occupations at work and to reach more gender equality in the labour market.   According to ETUC, Women continue to be held back not only by glass […]

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Economic outlook: ‘Europe is wilting from lack of investment’

Economic outlook: ‘Europe is wilting from lack of investment’

Commenting on the latest European economic growth figures from Eurostat, showing no rise in GDP in the eurozone in the 2nd quarter of 2014 (compared to the previous quarter) and 0.2% growth in the EU28, Claudia Menne of the European Trade Union Confederation said: “With Germany contracting, France stagnating and Italy back in recession the outlook […]

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European elections: For citizens ‘crisis is not over’ says ETUC

European elections: For citizens ‘crisis is not over’ says ETUC

Commenting on the European elections, European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) General Secretary Bernadette Ségol (pictured) said: “The voters have sent a warning to all mainstream and governing parties. European citizens are fed up with unemployment, austerity and falling living standards. “For citizens the crisis is not over. Saving the euro was a start. But the […]

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