Supporting campaigns, strikes and protests
Solidarity is a core area of our joint European trade union work There are common elements to many of the actions of public service unions as we fight for better pay and working conditions or when we defend trade union rights or protest against privatisation and attacks on public services. Any expression of solidarity is welcomed by unions and it can be a real boost to their campaign when EPSU, its affiliates and other trade union organisations, not only send messages of support but also messages of protest to companies, employers and governments. This briefing gives examples of our solidarity work in recent years.
Oct. 21, 2004
EPSU affiliates begin to lose patience with constant attacks on public services : Belgian strike to go ahead - further actions planned in Italy; UK and Netherlands
The Belgian health sector is the location for coordinated action between the four EPSU affiliates in the health sector. The CGSP, Setca, CCSP and LBC-NVK have called for working conditions
Nov. 19, 2004
Hungarian health workers call for support in face of outrageous health privatisation plans
Hungarian EPSU affiliate EDDSZ (Hungarian health workers) has called for ALL EPSU health Unions to [sign a petition->http://www.petitiononline.com/London/petition-sign.html] calling for the protection of the Hungarian health care system. The Union