On Friday 1st December the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) sent a letter to Members of the European Parliament demanding a new enquiry committee to investigate tax fraud, tax evasion, tax avoidance and all procedures that big multinationals use in order not to pay their fair share of tax.
Dec. 04, 2017
Nov. 08, 2017
Unions demand investment, pay convergence, progressive economic policy at EU macro-economic dialogue
The speakers for the European institutions like Council, Commission and ECB noted the improvements in employment rates recognizing many workers still remain without a job or in precarious employment.
Oct. 25, 2017
European Parliament supports demand for whistleblower protection – you can help by signing the petition
Following a campaign of unions such as EPSU and Eurocadres, many social action groups and MEPs of several parties, the European Parliament adopted a report on the need for an EU initiative on whistleblower protection, 24 October.
Sep. 01, 2017
EPSU urges the European Commission to speed up investigation into McDonalds as exploitation of workers and tax dodging continue
Workers at McDonalds in the UK, US and many other places are out on strike today 4 September, US Labor Day Holiday. They protest against zero-hour contracts and low pay in McDonalds.
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.
Jun. 29, 2017
Unions, civil society and ten thousands to G20: we need fair trade, social and climate justice and more democracy
The leaders of the G20 will meet for their annual meeting, 7-8 July in Hamburg. Trade unions and civil society will be present to underline their demands for Another World.
Jun. 09, 2017
The European Commissioner for development and aid is pushing for private sector involvement via PPPs in development and aid policy.
May. 31, 2017
The European Union is currently debating proposals to make corporate tax more transparent, making it clearer if a multinational is paying tax where it should be.
May. 23, 2017
This year’s Country Specific Recommendations represent another missed opportunity to give the European economy a boost with a significant increase in public investment.