National and European Administration, Transparency & Corruption, Culture
EPSU has today sent a letter to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Minister for Human Resources, Miklós Kásler, to protest over government plans to change the legal status of culture workers – those working in museums, libraries, archives and public cultural institutes.
European Parliament supports demand for whistleblower protection – you can help by signing the petition
Following a campaign of unions such as EPSU and Eurocadres, many social action groups and MEPs of several parties, the European Parliament adopted a report on the need for an EU initiative on whistleblower protection, 24 October.
EPSU’s NEA Committee, consisting of affiliates from central government and EU institutions, reiterated its support for legal protection of whistleblowers across the EU when meeting in Brussels on 3 March.
New PSI-backed report makes the case for legal protection and strong trade union support for whistleblowers who are critical to fighting corruption: To mark today’s International Day against corruption, EPSU General Secretary Jan Willem Goudriaan says:“The appeal trial of the Luxleaks whistleblowers
(11 August 2016) EPSU is dismayed to hear that the public prosecutor will appeal against Antoine Deltour, Raphaël Halet and Edouard Perrin, the two former employees of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the journalist who revealed industrial-level tax dodging in Luxembourg.On 29 June Perrin was
Brussels 15 July 2016On 13 July, EPSU, the European Public Service Union, together with the ETUC and affiliates from Austria, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Italy, Norway and Sweden held a meeting with Austrian S&D MEP Evelyn Regner, the rapporteur for the draft directive on public country-by-country
Press Statement (Brussels 29 June 2016) The Luxembourg court condemned on 29 June LuxLeaks whistleblowers Antoine Deltour and Raphaël Halet, former employees at PWC, to 12 and 9 months suspended sentence respectively; journalist Edouard Perrin was cleared. In response, European trade unions call for