CSOs respond to big digital platforms’ narrative and call for a Directive that upholds social rights
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CSOs respond to big digital platforms’ narrative and call for a Directive that upholds social rights

CSOs RESPOND TO BIG DIGITAL PLATFORM’S NARRATIVE AND CALL FOR A DIRECTIVE THAT UPHOLDS SOCIAL RIGHTS Ahead of the trilogue discussion on the Directive for improving working conditions in platform work on 12th December, SOLIDAR joined forces with Social Platform the European Youth Forum and CECOP and published a statement in which we stress that…

The moment is now: SOLIDAR and allies urge EU institutions to shape a just platform economy
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The moment is now: SOLIDAR and allies urge EU institutions to shape a just platform economy

Inter-institutional negotiations (trialogues) on the proposed Directive on improving working conditions in platform work began on 11th July. This legislative file is key to set the direction of both the present and the future of work in Europe. The adoption of a strong Directive will contribute to advance the European Social Model, uphold platform workers’…

Empowering vulnerable groups in the green economy – Workshop report
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Empowering vulnerable groups in the green economy – Workshop report

In March 2023, SOLIDAR, the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) and the Open Society Foundations organised a workshop on ‘Empowering Vulnerable Groups in the Green economy’ with experts from a wide range of organisations to identify relevant gaps in research and policy and to propose measures to better support people in vulnerable situations and underrepresented groups in…

EU Policy Pill – Report by the High-level group on the future of social protection and of the welfare state in the EU
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EU Policy Pill – Report by the High-level group on the future of social protection and of the welfare state in the EU

EU Policy Pill – Report by the High-level group on the future of social protection and of the welfare state in the EU The High-level group on the future of social protection and of the welfare state in the EU, which met between November 2021 and December 2022, had the task to draft and present…

WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE 2023 – SOLIDAR Statement
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WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE 2023 – SOLIDAR Statement

SOLIDAR calls for a Just Transition towards Social Justice globally. Today, 20th February, SOLIDAR celebrates, together with its members, the World Day of Social Justice and organises for the respect of human rights, climate action, equity, social justice and peace.  Ensuring that the green transition towards climate neutrality is Just and Fair and includes all countries across…

Myrtle Witbooi, President of the International Domestic Workers’ Federation, passed away
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Myrtle Witbooi, President of the International Domestic Workers’ Federation, passed away

On 16 January 2023, Myrtle Witbooi, President of the International Domestic Workers’ Federation (IDWF) passed away, after a long battle with cancer. The whole SOLIDAR family is heartbroken at the news and sends its deepest condolences to IDWF, her family and her comrades all around the world. Myrtle Witbooi had been a courageous fighter all her life,…