Health and Social Services, Transparency & Corruption, Economic Policy
A large group of economists, academics, trade unionists and others are calling on the European institutions and governments to do whatever it takes to save workers, our jobs and our people in times of the COVID-19 pandemic
EPSU, the European trade union for public service workers, calls on national governments to take immediate measures to ensure that health services receive much needed emergency funding and to boost staffing levels in the short term through whatever means are possible.
A new briefing paper of Corporate Europe on the Creeping Privatisation of Health Care in the European Union provides detailed insight in the political and market mechanisms that increase health inequalities and lead to privatization of basic care.
UN Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth: Investing in health workforce will create jobs and drive economic growth
PSI General Secretary Rosa Pavanelli joined co-chairs, the President’s of France and South Africa, François Hollande and Jacob Zuma, as they delivered, on 21 September 2016, the final report of the UN High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth, to the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
(12 September 2016) The ILO took a big step forward to protect the rights of migrant workers with the adoption of guidance for fair recruitment, 7 September 2016. The guidelines were adopted in the Tripartite Technical Meeting of Experts to Develop Guidance on Fair Recruitment. This brings together