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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


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