Social Services, Public Services, Firefighters
Trade unions representing firefighters and health and social care workers mobilised across the country on 15 October as part of their continuing campaigns to defend jobs and services. The joint protests called for an end to privatisation, more funding for services and increased pay as proper recognition of the hardship and risks involved in these vital areas of public service. Further action is planned for 14 November.
Defending affordable and good quality care for public administration staff and their families in Portugal against commercial interests
Representatives of STAL and other trade unions are continuing their fight for the right to health as well as affordable and good quality care for public administration staff and their families in Portugal.
Over 70 trade union representatives from 24 countries took part in EPSU’s social dialogue and collective bargaining conference in Brussels on 6-7 June. Under the general theme of “Quality Employment for Quality Public Services” the participants debated a wide range of issues
EPSU contributed to the conference “Promoting intersectoral and interagency action for health and wellbeing” organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on 7 and 8 December 2016 in Paris.
(5 July 2016) EPSU welcomes ruling European Commission against private sector in case of public funding for Brussels Hospitals – a warning call on ISDS, ICSThe European Commission has today published a ruling in favour of public funding for a group of hospitals in Brussels. The case was brought by