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| Whistleblowing

Webinar 3 December: Workers with whistles

On 3 December 10-12 CET Eurocadres organises a webinar on trade unions and whistleblowing. Workers with whistles – How trade unions can empower whistleblowers. One year has passed since the EU Whistleblowing Directive entered into force. One year is left of the time member states have to implement it into national legislation. Is time running out for trade unions protecting whistleblowers in Europe?

| General

General Assembly takes broad outlook in COVID-19 times

Belarus, AI, the right to disconnect, gender equality and EndStress.EU were in focus at the 2020 Eurocadres General Assembly on 15 October.

| Psychosocial risks

EU law to tackle stress epidemic urgent after lockdown

Trade unions are launching a campaign for an EU law to tackle work-related stress amid a mental health crisis worsened by the lockdown.

| Psychosocial risks

Launch event 15 October – Time to end stress in the EU

Already before the COVID-19 outbreak EU was in a stress epidemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has put additional strain on the mental health of workers and it is more urgent than ever to address…

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Photo of a screen showing the Tripartite Social Summit videoconference with Martin Jefflén speaking.
| Social dialogue

Tripartite Social Summit on COVID-19 aftermath

As most meetings in these COVID-19 times the June 23 Tripartite Social Summit for Growth and Employment (TSS) took place as a video conference. Eurocadres highlighted the need for investing in occupational health & safety and addressing psychosocial risks.

| Corporate Social Responsability | Whistleblowing

Ending gag lawsuits in Europe

119 organisations come together in a joint position on EU policy ending Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation – ‘SLAPP’ lawsuits – in Europe.

| Occupational health and safety | Psychosocial risks

Mental health in the eye of the COVID-19 hurricane

The COVID-19 pandemic has an enormous impact on mental health and well-being. A coalition of organisations put out recommendations in a joint statement.

| Whistleblowing

Coalition to make whistleblowing safe during COVID-19 and beyond

We call on all public authorities and institutions to protect those who report or expose harms, abuses and wrongdoings arising from the COVID-19 crisis.

| General

COVID-19 update

Eurocadres is of course taking precautionary actions to combat the COVID-19 virus. Here are listed the actions currently affecting Eurocadres’ activities.

| Psychosocial risks

CANCELLED – EndStress.EU launch event 18 March

Until further notice, the launch event planned for 18 March will unfortunately be cancelled due to recent developments regarding COVID-19.

| General

Eurocadres closing for the holidays

Eurocadres wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The Secretariat is back on 6 January.

| Occupational health and safety | Psychosocial risks

Launch of EndStress.EU

Today, Eurocadres launched its campaign EndStress.EU. The aim of the campaign is to make a breakthrough in occupational health and safety legislation on EU level.

| Whistleblowing

Flaws of the whistleblower directive need to be fixed on national level

For over three years now, the whistleblower directive has been at the heart of Eurocadres’ activities. During the General Assembly in Lisbon, Eurocadres’ members adopted a resolution its demanding that the existing flaws of the directive should be fixed on national level.

| Occupational health and safety | Psychosocial risks

A directive on psychosocial risks!

Eliminating psychosocial risks at the workplace is a key demand for Eurocadres. Occupational health and safety must tackle both physical and mental wellbeing.