| Whistleblowing

Saving money with whistleblower protection

The report picks out those countries that have some sort of whistleblower protection in place – and the findings are remarkable. The report highlights that corruption costs approximately 120 billion euros per year in the EU! Of that sum, 5.3 billion is related to corruption in public procurement.

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| Employment | Higher education

Realities of academic staff in Europe

EU Commission published a report on working conditions of academic staff. Rapid and continuous changes in the world of academia affects employees.

| Mobility

Commission service package cause for debate

The service package proposed by the European Commission on 10 January 2017 is causing debate in trade unions across Europe.

| Working time

Working time – there are limits!

The Working Time Directive triggered more than 50 judgments by the Court of Justice of the EU. The EU Commission took initiative to clarify obvious misunderstandings and provide legal guidance and legal certainty for a better application of the directive.

| Whistleblowing

Act now for whistleblower protection

Show your support for whistleblower protection. Take a few minutes to respond to the public consultation of the European Commission.

EU must stand firm on Hungarian attacks on democracy

–We urge the Commission to remain firm on Hungary and the appalling attacks on democracy, most recently in higher education and civil society, says Martin Jefflén, President of Eurocadres

| Whistleblowing

LuxLeaks verdict is a strong call for whistleblower protection

On the afternoon of Wednesday 15 March the verdict from the LuxLeaks trial, following the appeal, was released. Once again a good deed was punished. The verdict is a strong signal that EU needs a strong whistleblower protection. We