Nov. 20, 2017
Yesterday 20 November, in a joint letter to the European Commission, the EU social partners for central governments, namely EUPAE (employers) and EPSU-led TUNED (trade unions) welcomed the results of a new study that confirms they are the most representative and important social partners in that sector.
Jul. 05, 2017
Yesterday’s vote (4 July) in the European Parliament extends the EC proposal for public country-by-country reporting -CBCR- by large multinationals to all their operations worldwide, not just those in the EU.
Mar. 17, 2017
EPSU fully supports the lobby transparency coalition position that ‘the European Parliament (EP) must do much more to improve lobby transparency’. A 100 civil society organisations have written an open letter to MEPs asking the EP to do more to improve lobby transparency.
Dec. 16, 2016
(Press Release) ‘I am proud that many of our affiliates support, defend and organise undocumented migrants, as they fight for access to public services, such as health and education’, said EPSU General Secretary, Jan Willem Goudriaan.
Oct. 17, 2016
https://whistleblowerprotection.eu/ Whistleblowers need EU protection - On 17 October a platform calling for EU-wide whistleblower protection is launched by the first 44 signatories of a joint statement.
Sep. 22, 2016
(Press Release - For immediate release) A broad group of civil society and consumer organisations as well as trade unions call on the EU’s trade ministers to reject the signature of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada . The trade ministers are gathering in Bratislava
Sep. 19, 2016
A new report on the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) reveals how the trade deal could make EU member states vulnerable to costly lawsuits from North American investors that threaten public interest.
Sep. 16, 2016
Breaking news: Canadian unions demand rejection EU-Canada trade agreement CETA and support European demonstrations
(Press statement - 16 September 2016) The Canadian public service and industrial unions have asked the Canadian government not to sign the agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA).