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An objective of the Wage Union Initiative is accomplished

An objective of the Wage Union Initiative is accomplished

Published at: 2018-03-22

The EU is planning to set up a special authority to represent the interests of employees working abroad. Belgian EU Commissioner Marianne Thyssen, who took over the management of social and labour...

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Key Bulgarian trade union endorses Wage Union

Key Bulgarian trade union endorses Wage Union

Published at: 2018-02-05

Podkrepa trade union, which is often referred to as “Bulgaria’s Solidarity”, has endorsed the European Citizens’ Initiative for a Wage Union. With its membership of around 150 thousand people, Podk...

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Slovenian trade union endorses Wage Union

Slovenian trade union endorses Wage Union

Published at: 2018-02-01

Slovenia began collecting s...

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Piketty supports wage union?

Piketty supports wage union?

Published at: 2018-01-26

As demonstrated in an analysis by internationally acclaimed French economist Thomas Piketty. In the European periphery there is a high rate of foreign ownership, and that is the reason for the huge...

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Slovenia joins Wage Union initiative

Slovenia joins Wage Union initiative

Published at: 2018-01-10

The European Citizens' Initiative was introduced in Slovenia yesterday, and our neighbours started collecting statements of support for reducing the EU's East-West wage gap. In the Slovenian Parlia...

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European Parliament hosts international conference on Wage Union

European Parliament hosts international conference on Wage Union

Published at: 2017-11-29

Brussels, 27 November 2017 - The long-term survival of the European Union depends on eradicating the current wage gap between eastern and western member states –...

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International Trade Unions to support the Wage Union Initiative

International Trade Unions to support the Wage Union Initiative

Published at: 2017-11-16

The trade unions supporting the European Citizens’ Initiative have formed a Citizens’ Campaign Committee for a European Wage Union, which will be actively involve...

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Romania launches Wage Union campaign

Romania launches Wage Union campaign

Published at: 2017-11-06

Romania has begun collecting statements of support for the European Citizens’ Initiative for a Wage Union, Márton Gyöngyösi and Dragos Tirnoveanu, the Hungarian a...

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Equality in the EU? 1500 euro average salary in EU compared to 659 euro in Hungary

Equality in the EU? 1500 euro average salary in EU compared to 659 euro in Hungary

Published at: 2017-10-26

Net wages grew at the same pace as gross wages, also climbing 13.2 percent to 659 euros (194,500 forints).

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Péter Róna: Without a functional Wage Union, Europe will fall apart

Péter Róna: Without a functional Wage Union, Europe will fall apart

Published at: 2017-10-06

Can the wage union idea be put into practice? Why is the migration crisis less of a pressing problem for the European Union than the wage gap between western and eastern member states? What are the...

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