Ensuring tomorrow’s European leather industry
04 February 2016   COTANCE and industriAll Europe launched their joint Manifesto at the final conference of « A Future for European Leather! » in Brussels. The event was attended to its maximum capacity of 60 participants. The European leather industry represents 30.000 workers in the tanning sector and 85.000 workers in the leather goods sector, not including the 280.000 workers in the footwear sector , which makes it a concern to industriAll Europe. Tanners are present all over Europe and are the most active in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Romania, France, Germany & the United Kingdom. read more

Textile Footwear Leather 

The integration plan of Alstom in General Electric
01 February 2016   A win-win for shareholders, a net loss for the workers and questions for the future! "The acquisition has barely been completed and already General Electric (GE) is no longer keeping its promises", noted the representatives of GE (ex-Alstom) employees and other GE divisions, meeting under the umbrella of industriAll Europe to discuss the plan aimed to 'align and integrate” ex-Alstom activities in the new organisation of GE. read more

Company Policy Energy Affiliates' news 

South & south-west regions’ affiliates call for solidarity
26 January 2016   Athens, 25 January 2016. For the first time since industriAll Europe’s founding, affiliated trade unions from the south and south-west regions met in Athens. The objective of this cooperation meeting was to debate on the harsh austerity policies that have been developed in the south of Europe and to develop a common focus on the main challenges of the Mediterranean trade unions. read more

Regions Southern region South Western egion Affiliates' news 

Inauguration of GEAR 2030 High-Level-Group
25 January 2016   Over the next decades the automotive industry will undergo its greatest transformation since Henri Ford invented the assembly line. Therefore, industriAll Europe welcomes the new initiative of the European Commission (EC) to set up a High-Level-Group of GEAR 2030. Its main aim is to adapt the EU value chain, to launch a roadmap for highly automated vehicles and to improve trade and the global competitiveness of the automotive supply chain. Because of the upcoming new automotive revolution will ultimately lead to the decarbonisation of transport, the new initiative of the EC comes at the right time. As a trade union member of GEAR 2030, we will insist that the social dimension of this revolution should be fully taken into account. read more

Industrial Policy Automotive 

Seeking guarantees for the Youth Guarantee!
21 January 2016   With youth unemployment over 22% across the EU*, and a shocking 53% in Spain*, European trade unions are demanding that funding for the EU’s Youth Guarantee is extended. Youth representatives of the European Trade Union Confederation and European sectoral trade union Federations will meet European Employment and Social Affairs Commissioner Marianne Thyssen on Thursday 21 January at 17:00 Hrs to press the Commission to continue funding the Youth Guarantee beyond 2016. read more

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