GUE/NGL
Events

Necessary changes ahead - Climate challenges and the trade union response

Necessary changes ahead  - Climate challenges and the trade union response

Opening: Gabi Zimmer and Horst Schmitthenner, TUNE

Wednesday 18 November 15:00 – 18.30

How do we influence the coming climate summit in Paris and set the scene for the challenges needed in confronting the climate crisis?

Sean Sweeny (Trade Unions for Energy Democracy, City University, New York)

Simona Fabiani (CGIL, Italy)

Lars Brogaard (3F Kastrup, Denmark)

Trade union responses to austerity

Dan Koivulaakso (Trade union for public and welfare sector): Mass protest brings Finnish government to negotiations

Mads Hvid (European Transport Workers Federation): Fair Transport Europe – social dumping on the roads

 

Thursday 19 November 9am – 12.30pm: 

TTIP and the implications for the workers' movement in Europe

Claude Serfati, rapporteur on the ETUI report: TTIP – a controversial agreement and dangerous for workers (July 2015)

Ongoing workers struggle in Europe 

What’s in the EU pipeline for trade unions in Europe?

Report from GUE/NGL MEP Thomas Händel (chair of the employment committee)

 

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GUE/NGL press contact:  Gianfranco Battistini

+ 32 475 646628

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