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| Occupational health and safety | Work/life management

No future of work without mental health

On World Day for Safety and Health at Work, the European Alliance for Mental Health – Employment and Work (EUMH Alliance) highlights the importance of including mental health as part of a timely debate on the Future of Work in the EU.

| Whistleblowing

Eurocadres is co-organising a press conference on the whistleblower directive

Together with Transparency International EU & Whistleblowing International Network, Eurocadres is organising a civil society event in Strasbourg on 17 April.

| Digitalisation

Commission publishes Artificial Intelligence ethical guidelines

The European Commission published a new report on ethical guidelines for Artificial Intelligence (AI), and launched a pilot project on AI. It has set-out key requirements for trustworthy AI, as well as launching a large-scale pilot phase for feedback from stakeholders.

| Employment | Skills & qualifications

Skills mismatch shows a polarised EU

The recently published ETUC/ETUI study, ‘Benchmarking Working Europe 2019’, reports that despite the rise in the number of highly skilled professionals, within the European Union (EU), there remains a gap between those highly-skilled workers and the number of appropriate jobs available to them.

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| Education & Training | Skills & qualifications

The European skills agenda is on its way

Eurocadres will point out the importance of including highly-skilled professionals in the agenda.

| Gender equality | Work/life management

Work-life balance

The Social Partners received a request from the European Commission to reply to the first phase consultation on possible action addressing the challenges of work-life balance faced by working parents and caregivers.

Eurocadres wishes Happy Holidays!

On behalf of Eurocadres, the Secretariat team wants to thank all partners for past year’s cooperation and send the warmest wishes for the holiday season and the new year 2016….

| Migration

Do not forget the skilled migrants

Employment is a key part of the integration process. A large part of the refugees entering Europe hold a higher education degree.

| Trade secrets

Trade secrets trialogue a blow for workers’ mobility

Yesterday (15.12.2015) the Council, Commission and Parliament representatives gathered for the fourth trialogue meeting to conclude the trade secrets negotiations. The negotiating MEPs have assured that it will not have effects…

| Trade secrets

Trade secrets trialogues continue: open letter to the negotiators

Trilogue negotiations on the Commission’s proposal for a Trade Secrets Directive: legal uncertainty endangers access to information and worker mobility To: Ms. Constance Le Grip, MEP Rapporteur; Mr Georges Friden,…

| Mobility | Skills & qualifications

With Fair Mobility Towards More Mobility

Migrant EU workers are mostly highly educated and, in terms of qualifications, available evidence indicates that the key problem is the recognition of their professional qualifications. This is confirmed by a newly published study of the Commission.

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| Migration | Mobility

EU Must Increase Intra-EU Mobility

Intra EU mobility is too low. Voluntary use of the freedom of mobility must be promoted and the European Commission, Council and Parliament have to direct attention to this task.
“Real Freedom of Mobility” is the name of the recently adopted position for one of three priority themes of Eurocadres, addressing the issue.

Eurocadres’ Office closed 23-24 November

Due to the current security situation in Brussels the office of Eurocadres will remain closed on 23-24 November. To get in touch with the Secretariat please use e-mails on our Contact…

Eurocadres Stands in Solidarity with Paris

Eurocadres expresses its solidarity with the people of France.
Our thoughts go to the people of Paris and our friends in the French trade unions.