Brexit, Campaign against CETA, Release of the general secretary of DISK, protecting trainees
Many unions have been active on Public Services Day to underline that CETA is a bad deal for public service workers. Our message is getting more and more response. Governments have this week demanded that national parliaments should have a say as well. But the issue is Brexit. EPSU’s General Secretary reacted that Member States and the Commission should focus on developing the social agenda in the EU and stop the negative project of austerity. EPSU will stand with the UK workers and their unions to ensure workers do not suffer from the Brexit vote. And there are many more stories. How our pressure helped free the General Secretary of DISK, on whistleblower protection, support for our Lithuanian colleagues fighting labour market deregulation, an agreement on protecting trainees, the social dialogue... Please continue reading.
(29 June 2016) As the implications of the EU-Canada trade agreement become known to more and more workers and others, unions are saying NO to this deal.
Press Statement (Brussels 29 June 2016) The Luxembourg court condemned on 29 June LuxLeaks whistleblowers Antoine Deltour and Raphaël Halet, former employees at PWC, to 1
EURELECTRIC/IndustriAll Europe/EPSU Joint Press Release
(24 June 2016) Representatives of EPSU affiliates from Hungary, Croatia and Serbia met in Budapest earlier this week to discuss how they could strengthen their organising and recruitment work.
(21 June 2016) “The vision of Euro-skeptics and conservatives for England, the UK and Europe is divisive. It is about US versus Them.