National and European Administration, Public Services, Prisons Services, Economic Policy
(June 2016) Executive summary : The report is based primarily on responses to an EPSU questionnaire received from 14 unions representing prison staff in 12 countries, supplemented by material from the Council of Europe’s SPACE surveys and national sources. Initial findings were presented to a
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
Romania’s prison union protest against understaffing and uncompensated overtime - EPSU solidarity message
(30 September 2016) Starting this week, the SNLP, Romania’s largest prison workers union, has launched a series of protest actions over the failure of the government to compensate massive amount of overtime and to increase staffing in the country’s prisons that fall short of 8000 staff.EPSU that
Following World War (II) and the experience with fascism and nazism, the French people and government wanted to ensure that civil and public servants were not merely to be regarded as workers that blindly obey orders
Fighting covid19 in prisons and detention centres in Europe: Protected prison workers – protected inmates
Based primarily on reports provided by the EPSU prison services network, EPSU has put together an update on COVID-19 in Europe’s prisons and other detention centres, as well as five policy recommendations to protect prison workers and those under their care.