A joint conference organised by EPSU and HOSPEEM took place in Vilinus on the 23rd and 24th of May with the support of of the Lithuanian EPSU affiliate Lietuvos sveikatos apsaugos darbuotojų profesinė sąjunga (LSADPS).
The European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) is to take the European Commission to the European Union General Court on 15 May 2018 for failing to implement a Social Partners’ agreement by legislation.
With summer vacations around the corner the Brussels political year is coming to a close. At a summer school for trade union leaders last week we laid the basis for the European Trade Union Confederation’s Congress in 2019.
Two important directives are currently on the agenda of the Parliament and Council. One covers Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions and the other relates to Drinking Water.
EU Member States and the European Parliament are currently working on their positions regarding the Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions Directive proposed by the European Commission in December last year.
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Survey reveals differences between public and private eldercare
Report analysis decentralisation trends in collective bargaining
Study investigates national and European social dialogue
Social care unions condemn "sleep-in" ruling
In this issue
Childcare workers get 5.25% increase over two years
7% over two and a half years for civil servants
Municipal workers plan series of strikes over flexible working
Court confirms strike ban for civil servants
Unions mobilise over fair pay and conditions across public administration
EPSU Quality Employment Conference
The quality of employment in childcare
The quality of employment in prison services
Conference supports union struggle in Spanish prisons
Tackling low pay in sectors dominated by women
Digitalisation in home care and public employment services