Every day ten of thousands of people across Europe are getting infected with the COVID-19 virus.
The health and care unions in EPSU are mobilizing for a European week of action 26-30 October with a day of action on the 29th to coincide with a call for action of the ITUC on care.
Ensuring workers were safe and equipped with personal protective equipment was one of the first priorities of trade unions in the early days of the pandemic.
Millions of workers will celebrate 1 May 2020 in confinement. We won’t be meeting in the squares or on the streets, nor in marches and demonstrations. The pandemic makes that impossible.
As you are working extremely hard to keep Europe’s public services going with many of you even being infected or losing co-workers, comrades or family members, this crisis underlines that we have no use for the wealthy.
A connected world relies on quality public services – and public money to boost our economies and safeguard jobs
The outbreak of the Corona virus pandemic is hitting workers and our communities hard. For now EPSU has cancelled its meetings until mid-April. This is necessary for many reasons, not least the protection of the health of staff and participants.