Fighting for tax justice
A fair, progressive, transparent and effective tax system is crucial for sound public finances, quality public services and redistribution of wealth and income. This is why EPSU has been campaigning hard to tackle tax evasion and avoidance by large companies and wealthy individuals and in support of measures to create fairer tax systems. This briefing for EPSU's last Congress sets out the work done over the previous Congress period and highlights current priorities. The impact of austerity on tax collection is the latest update on the state of tax administrations across Europe, underlining the need to invest in staff and resources to improve tax collection and fight tax fraud.
UPDATED by NEA Committee on 23 February 2016 - State of play as of 19 February 2016Updated NEA work plan 2015 - 2019 ( EN only )The work plan follows up and builds on previous NEA work and ongoing campaigns, the NEA Congress Resolution and the ones moved by PCS (defending social protection and the
Unhappy meal: €1 Billion in Tax Avoidance on the menu at McDonald’s, joint report EPSU, EFFAT, SEIU and War on Want, 24 February 2015PrefaceThis report is the product of a coalition of European and American trade unions, representing more than 15 million workers in different sectors of the economy
EPSU supports demands changes to EU Trade Secrets Directive and need for specific whistleblower protection
New research reveals big business still in charge of EC advisory groups, despite promising reform to Parliament
(Press communication 6 November 2013) Should speculators be given privileged access to dominate advice on financial regulation, beverage companies on alcohol policy, or fossil fuel companies on climate change?A new report released today by ALTER-EU, AK EUROPA and ÖGB Europabüro  shows the