EPSU fully supports the lobby transparency coalition position that ‘the European Parliament (EP) must do much more to improve lobby transparency’. A 100 civil society organisations have written an open letter to MEPs asking the EP to do more to improve lobby transparency.
(Press Release) ‘I am proud that many of our affiliates support, defend and organise undocumented migrants, as they fight for access to public services, such as health and education’, said EPSU General Secretary, Jan Willem Goudriaan.
We celebrated International Women’s Day #IWD 8 March. For over a century the workers’ movement has campaigned to fight against discrimination between men and women and for gender equality. We have achieved a lot. But the pay gap remains. In the EU it is over 17%.
Welcome to this special edition of the EPSU Newsletter, two crucial events took place in the European trade unions and European Union sphere, last week, which we believe merit the focus of their own publication.
CETA the EU-Canadian trade deal will be voted on at the European Parliament plenary session in Strasbourg this week.
epsucob@NEWS is EPSU’s newsletter covering developments in collective bargaining and pay and conditions in the public services across Europe. As well as general editions, EPSU also produces some special issues focusing on key topics such as minimum wages, trade union rights, pensions and economic governance. Further special issues are planned for the future. Please send us short updates on collective bargaining in your country so that we can improve the coverage of the newsletter. You can send them to email@example.com.
Warning strikes and protests to support bargaining
Pay increase for workers in European institutions
Unions calls for statutory staffing levels in eldercare
Union takes to the streets in teaching assistant dispute
Union calls for agitation against fire service reorganisation