| 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

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| General | Social dialogue

Fundamental values are the basis of the EU

Eurocadres main message at the Tripartite Social Summit, is that the time is right for an EU-wide whistleblower protection. With European companies working across country borders and employees making use of their freedom of mobility and taking up work in another country it is highly topical.

| Whistleblowing

Whistleblowing debated in the European Parliament

An own-initiative report by MEP Dennis de Jong (GUE/NGL) on the role of whistleblowers in the protection of EU’s financial interests was voted through with a clear majority in the European Parliament.

| Whistleblowing

Whistleblower protection gains attention from the EU Commission

Eurocadres is in favour of a directive on whistleblower protection. To fight corruption and other unlawful acts there should be a safe way to report wrongdoings.

| Social dialogue

Europe has an obligation to improve social rights

Next Monday – January 23 – the European Commission will reveal its latest thinking on social policy and legislation at a conference “The European Pillar of Social Rights: going forward together” with President Juncker and Commissioner Thyssen.

| Occupational health and safety

Psychosocial health risks – EU guide for SMEs

The EU Commission clarifies that employers are obliged to protect workers from psychosocial risks and that these risks have to be duly taken into account in the risk assessment process.

| Skills & qualifications

The European Commission wants to clarify regulated professions

The Commission is proposing for the member states to assess the necessity and balance of some regulated professions, that now sum up to 5 500 in total across the EU.