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A Europe in crisis. A Europe without jobs


10 Apr 2014 13:00 to 16:30


Social Europe & Jobs

Event Location


Event Description

Thursday 10 April 2014, 3.00 - 6.30 p.m.


3.00 - 4.00 p.m.

Welcome and introductions on the EP elections

  • Gabi Zimmer MEP (GUE/NGL President) and 
  • Horst Schmitthenner (TUNE) 


4.00 - 6.30 p.m.

The war on workers and trade unions – and how to fight back

  • Unemployment, sub-contracting, precarious work, social dumping
  • labour legislation and trade union rights under attack across Europe
  • Atypical and precarious work in Europe
  • Carlo Caldarini, Director Inca - Cgil Observatory for social policies in Europe
  • Atypical and precarious work in Italy
  • Roberto Romano, responsible for study and research, Cgil Lombardy
  • Collective agreements under attack
  • Nils Böhlke, WSI/Hans-Böckler-Stiftung
  • Experiences in fighting precarious work: Bremen/Germany
  • Hajo Kuckero, representative of GEW (Education Union), Bremen
  • Thomas Händel (MEP, GUE/NGL) will introduce the state of work in the European Parliament

6.30 - 8.00 p.m.

Sandwich buffet (in front of the meeting room)


GUE/NGL press contact  Gianfranco Battistini  + 32 475 646628


European Institute of Peace
Gender Expert (based in Kabul, Afghanistan)
amfori - Trade with purpose
Marketing & Communications Senior Manager
Alliance for Rural Electrification
Communications & Marketing Intern
Trans European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA)
Project Assistant
European Activism Incubator
European Activism Incubator trainee
OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)
Senior Adviser on Freedom of Religion or Belief