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| Social dialogue | Whistleblowing

Eurocadres raises just transition in the Pillar in Summit

In the Tripartite Social Summit on 16 November 2017 Eurocadres stressed just transition and criticised the lack of whistleblower protection.

| Whistleblowing

WhistleblowerProtection.EU hands over petition to Commission

On 14 November (2017) WhistleblowerProtection.EU, a platform which Eurocadres initiated in October 2016, met with Tiina Astola – Director General of DG JUST. The signatures of the petition and a list of the organisations participating in the platform were handed over.

| General

Video: General report shows Eurocadres’ work

The General report shows what Eurocadres have been doing for four years before the Congress. Instead of only submitting a written report, there was also a video for the 2017…

| General | Policy paper

New policy programme & action plan

What do professionals and managers in Europe want and need? The Eurocadres 2017 Congress decided on the main policies and action in a new four year policy programme and action…

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| General | Social dialogue

European Union Unity

We firmly believe that a more social Europe is a stronger Europe. Social divides within and between member states do not foster improved resilience.

| Equality | Work/life management

Work-life balance essential for an equal career development

The Eurocadres Congress debated the need for work-life balance to achieve equal career development for all. Women especially are in danger of falling behind in their careers, salaries and pensions to uneven demands of care-taking responsibilities.

| Whistleblowing

Wild West of Whistleblowers

Protecting whistleblowers helps to encourage a culture of transparency and accountability for public and private institutions. As professionals and managers are those who are most likely to come in contact with information which needs to be disclosed, they are fighting in the first line.

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European Union Unity at heart of Eurocadres Congress

Eurocadres assembles for Congress in the premises of the Economic and Social Committee in Brussels on 30-31 October 2017.

| Whistleblowing

Whistleblower protection supported by the European Parliament

The own-initiative report on the legitimate measures to protect whistleblowers acting in the public interest by Virginie Rozière was voted through in the European Parliament today by 399 votes for and 101 against. This is a strong political message that Europe needs whistleblower protection.

| General

Eurocadres Congress 30-31 October

European Union Unity is the theme of the Eurocadres Congress when it gathers for Congress in Brussels on 30-31 October 2017.

| 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.

| 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.