Dec. 22, 2016
(22 December 2016) The LuxLeaks whistleblowers, Antoine Deltour and Raphaël Halet, have faced another day in court.
Dec. 19, 2016
The main discussion centered around pay. Many workers, including public service workers have not seen decent pay increases over many years.
Oct. 19, 2016
Update: French parliamentarians react to trade union revelations that show McDonald’s is still not paying its taxes
(19 October 2016) The Unhappy Meal report, published a year and a half ago, exposed how McDonald’s dodged up to €1billion in tax and has since landed the group in a lot of hot water.
Oct. 18, 2016
(18 October 2016) Whistleblowers need to be legally protected against all form of retaliation in the workplace, both in the public and private sectors, as well as against criminal proceedings,’ said EPSU’s Nadja Salson speaking at launch
Oct. 17, 2016
https://whistleblowerprotection.eu/ Whistleblowers need EU protection - On 17 October a platform calling for EU-wide whistleblower protection is launched by the first 44 signatories of a joint statement. It will be open for additional organisations and individuals to sign after the launch. Following the before summer of the trade secrets directive and the LuxLeaks trial, the lack of protection of whistleblowers at EU-level has come into sharp focus.
Sep. 22, 2016
Following the recent announcement on Apple’s taxes and the launch of an investigation into McDonald’s, the European Commission has announced that it will begin a formal probe into French electricity, gas and energy services giant ENGIE’s tax affairs.
Sep. 12, 2016
(12 September 2016) A large group of European organisations sent a message to Europe’s government leaders meeting in the European Council 16 September.
Sep. 01, 2016
(1st September 2016) A letter from Jan Willem Goudriaan, General Secretary of the European Public Service Union, was published today in the British newspaper, the Financial Times.