Challenging consensus on the use of market-based solutionsto fight climate breakdown. The European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) welcomes the Green Deal proposed by the European Commission as a holistic response to the climate emergency.
The trade unions and employers in social services took another step towards setting up a European social dialogue in the sector. EPSU met with the Federation of Social Employers in the final conference of the PESSIS+ project on 27 June 2019 in Brussels.
European elections - EPSU’s key demands for a different Europe - for People and the Planet, not for Profits
EPSU has sent the Members of Parliament seeking re-election, as well as a large number of candidates our proposals for what we expect from the Commission and the European Parliament in the next mandate.
EPSU and PSI stand in solidarity with their British firefighters’ affiliate, FBU, in its protest against the prosecution of Spanish firefighter Miguel Roldán for rescuing, as a volunteer on a NGO rescue ship, thousands of people from drowning in the Mediterranean sea.
EPSU affiliates from the sectors "health and social services" and "local and regional government" have agreed to common guidelines for EPSU members in view of the development of social dialogue at EU-level with relevant and representative employers‘ organisations.
(Adopted by the EPSU executive committee on 19 April 2016) Workers and trade union leaders are concerned about the increase of the far-right in Europe. Populists and euro-skeptics attack basic values. They use the influx of migrants and refugees to promote a nationalist view. Xenophobia and racism
(25 May 2016) Adopted by the EPSU executive committee on 19 April 2016The digitalisation of public services is a challenge being faced, to a greater or lesser degree by workers and communities, across Europe.EPSU believes that this process opens up opportunities for higher quality public services