Speaking at a debate organised by the EESC’s Workers Group, marking the publication of the 17th edition of ‘Social policy in the European Union: state of play’, the General Director of the ETUI Philippe Pochet said that this new edition confirmed that Europe was beset by a series of crisis’ in 2015
Mar. 07, 2017
Mar. 03, 2017
Economic situation and workers’ rights, organizing, privatization, PSI Congress top agenda in Russia-Central Asia constituency
Outsourcing of laundry services in hospitals, the establishment of private clinics and how to represent and defend workers were some of the developments that confront the Kyrgyz and Tajik health unions.
Jan. 13, 2017
(13 January 2017) The result of the negotiations between the European Union and the UK will impact on people first and foremost.
Dec. 19, 2016 (December 2016) The FPU trade union confederation organised a national demonstration on 8 December to keep the pressure on the government as it drafts its budget for 2017. The unions have a number of demands including urgent action to tackle low pay and wage arrears. Better pensions and protection of the health service against commercialisation are also important priorities (see resolution for further details). EPSU sent a soldarity message.
Dec. 16, 2016
EPSU General Secretary Jan Willem Goudriaan today strongly urged all unions and members to sign up to Social Rights First www.socialrightsfirst.eu : by doing this, in a single click, the ETUC reply will be sent directly to the Commission.
Dec. 01, 2016
Georgian road sign on motorway S1/E60 from Tbilisi heading towards Gori - Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en#
The EU−Georgia Association Council will take place on 2 December 2016 in Brussels. It evaluates progress in the relations between the EU and Georgia and in particular with the implementation of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement.