EU Citizens Initiative disappointed with result European Parliament vote in Committee on Recast Drinking Water Directive
(Press release 11 September 2018) Yesterday the Environment and Public Health committee of the European Parliament voted the report on the Recast of the Drinking Water Directive.
With only few months to go until the European elections Commission President Juncker’s state of the union speech on 12 September brought neither the commitment to social justice nor the action to address inequalities and poverty that many are looking for.
After 8 years of imposed pain and suffering for the Greek people the country has left the EU stability support programme. However, youth unemployment remains over 50% and many young people have left the country.
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IN THIS ISSUE
Hospital workers protest over threat to working time
Union calls for action on childcare workers' pay
Prison unions protest over pay and jobs
Next ambulance workers' campaign to start on 24 September
Survey reveals pressure on nurses and eldercare workers
IN THIS ISSUE
Union hopes mediation will deliver agreement on workloads
Impact of pay freezes on public sector pay
More workers take action against care company
Union wants to see early negotiations and a pay rise for all public sector workers
Trade union rep gets reinstated at Patent Office
- Germany: Hospitals refuse to negotiate on reducing workloads
- UK: Strike threat blocks backdoor privatisation
- Netherlands: Water workers get 7.5% pay increase
- Italy: New agreement for health and social service workers in third sector
Hospitals refuse to negotiate on reducing workloads
Strike threat blocks backdoor privatisation
Water workers get 7.5% pay increase
New agreement for health and social service workers in third sector
Unions counter 12-hour day with call for four-day week