National and European Administration, Health and Social Services, Culture, Economic Policy
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.
A large group of economists, academics, trade unionists and others are calling on the European institutions and governments to do whatever it takes to save workers, our jobs and our people in times of the COVID-19 pandemic
EPSU, the European trade union for public service workers, calls on national governments to take immediate measures to ensure that health services receive much needed emergency funding and to boost staffing levels in the short term through whatever means are possible.
A new briefing paper of Corporate Europe on the Creeping Privatisation of Health Care in the European Union provides detailed insight in the political and market mechanisms that increase health inequalities and lead to privatization of basic care.
UN Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth: Investing in health workforce will create jobs and drive economic growth
PSI General Secretary Rosa Pavanelli joined co-chairs, the President’s of France and South Africa, François Hollande and Jacob Zuma, as they delivered, on 21 September 2016, the final report of the UN High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth, to the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
European trade unions fight for workers' rights in aftermath brexit.Leaders of European Trade unions in the ETUC met UK unionists to discuss the consequences of BREXIT. The extraordinary committee adopted a statement that calls for an end to austerity. We ask for more investment in public services
A massive coalition of organisations, representing 140 million European citizens, is demanding that Heads of States and Finance Ministers keep their promises and agree an ambitious financial transactions tax (FTT) in June.