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.
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.
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.
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.
Eurocadres has been part of the joint work with ETUC on the response to the public consultation of the European Commission on the European Pillar of Social Rights. While supporting the common response the priorities are clear: up- & re-skilling, whistleblower protection and psychosocial health risks.
Digitalisation is both an opportunity and a challenge, is changing work as we know it across sectors and is shaping industry, services and markets. In a recently adopted position Eurocadres underlines some important aspects to work on to achieve a better outcome in digitalisation.