Cleaners and security workers belong at the heart of the political agenda in the forthcoming European elections. The European Commission’s latest Employment and Social Developments in Europe report reveals record employment in the EU, with nearly 240 million Europeans in employment in 2018. Yet, there is little reason to celebrate this much-touted number: both high-paying […]
Mark Bergfeld and Jaana Ylitalo
Mark Bergfeld is the director of property services and UNICARE at UNI Global Union—Europa, representing cleaners, security workers and private care. He holds a PhD from Queen Mary University of London. Jaana Ylitalo is the elected president of property services at UNI Global Union—Europa and the director of lobbying for the Finnish services union PAM.