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| Whistleblowing

European Court of Auditors welcomes whistleblower directive

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) published an Opinion about the proposed directive on whistleblower protection, stating that it could increase the legal rights of whistleblowers in all Member States.

| Gender equality

Gender inequality continues to blight Europe’s labour markets

‘Gender inequality remains a defining characteristic of European labour markets’, states the new Eurofound report titled, ‘Women in management: underrepresented and overstretched?’

| Work/life management

Eurocadres psychosocial risks seminar works towards EU Directive

The second in a series of Eurocadres training seminars on: ‘Psychosocial health risks: professionals and managers in the front line’, took place in Paris on the 20th and 21st of September

| Whistleblowing

Danske Bank money laundering case strengthens calls for tougher EU whistleblowers legislation

The Danske Bank whistleblower, Howard Wilkinson, who revealed suspected money laundering at the Danish bank, has been invited to speak at the European Parliament’s special Committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance.

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| Occupational health and safety

Surge in lost working days leads to European mental health re-think

‘There has been an explosion in the number of working days lost due to mental health problems’, said Kerstin Evelius, National Coordinator for mental health, Swedish Ministry of Social Affairs, speaking at the recent joint Finnish and UK seminar on mental health

| Work/life management

Eurofound study shows patchy response to burnout among Member States

Eurofound’s new publication ‘Burnout in the workplace: A review of data and policy responses in the EU’, shows European countries have a varied approach to burnout, in terms of definition and placing it into particular policy areas.

| Occupational health and safety

Work life management increases health and productivity in the workplace

Finding the right balance between work and personal life is not always easy. We live in a world dominated by pressure at work and where digitalisation always makes it possible for everyone to be reached everywhere, at all times.

Martin Todd
| General

Martin Todd joins Eurocadres as its Communication & Campaign Officer

Eurocadres is pleased to welcome Martin Todd as its new Communication & Campaign Officer.

| General

Eurocadres summer closing

The Eurocadres office is closed during 15-26 August due to summer vacation.

| Elections

Towards EU elections

A strong economy with a strong knowledge-base is what we strive for in Europe. We see that investment in people and their skills will create a European Union, which is good and safe to live in.

| Whistleblowing

Press lunch 15 May

A civil society response to the whistleblower protection directive. On 23 April the Commission introduced its directive proposal on whistleblower protection. Our platform, WhistleblowerProtection.EU, was launched on 17 October 2016 and…

| Whistleblowing

Directive on whistleblower protection

The European Commission has released its directive proposal on whistleblower protection. Eurocadres’ efforts finally pay off.

| Whistleblowing

High hopes for whistleblower protection directive

On Monday 23 April at 12.00 the Commission will introduce its directive proposal on whistleblower protection at a press conference with Vice-President Frans Timmermans and Commissioner Vera Jourová. The press…

| Whistleblowing

Cross-border workers at risk

With just over one week left until the foreseen publication of a legislative proposal from the European Commission on whistleblower protection, Eurocadres publishes a report making the case for a strong EU legislation.