The vote on Tuesday (20 November) by the European Parliament’s legal affairs committee (JURI), is primarily a cause for celebration for all European’s who wish for a more transparent and open Europe.
Those who report corruption, criminal acts and breaches of public trust must be protected, writes Martin Jefflén, who calls for lowering the barriers when it comes to reporting wrongdoing in the corporate sphere.
In May 2019 Europeans will vote in the European Parliamentary elections. It will be a different EU than before.
The European Equal Pay Day is marked 3 November this year. European women are more and more highly-skilled, and a growing number of women graduate with tertiary education.
There has been a rapid rise in the number of workers categorized as self-employed in recent years. In 2016, 30.5 million workers within the EU 28 Member States were self-employed.
In this lead-up to next year’s European Parliamentary elections the ETUC held a seminar titled: ‘Europe’s new political landscape: Open vs Closed, us versus them and the angry middle’. The event explored the growing electoral success of rights-wing and populist parties
The European Commission has launched a campaign, celebrating 60 years of EU labour mobility and social security coordination. The campaign also celebrates the 50th anniversary of the founding regulations, on the freedom of movement for workers, throughout the European Union.
A new ETUC report titled, trade union protecting self-employed workers, sets out the problems facing this growing section of Europe’s workforce. This initiative explores why self-employed workers need better rights…
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 inequality remains a defining characteristic of European labour markets’, states the new Eurofound report titled, ‘Women in management: underrepresented and overstretched?’
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
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.
‘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
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.