EU Policy involvement
UNIEP has been dedicated to promoting lifelong learning and certified training schemes for the painting trade since its inception in 1953. For it closely follows developments in the EU legislative activity in order to protect the interests of the painting businesses in the EU.
Concerning the legal framework for service providers, UNIEP has played an active role in enforcing the new posting of workers Directive and preventing social dumping.
UNIEP is also active on the field of environmental protection. The International Union of Painting Contractors is said alarmed by the pollution caused by industries that are not well equipped with eco-friendly tools. The issue of leftovers is deeply concerning the International Union of Painting Contractors as it is one of the main consequences of wasteful production.