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| Whistleblowing

EU parliament vote strengthens whistleblower protection

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.

| Whistleblowing

Why Europe should back a robust whistleblowers directive

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.

| Elections

The course of Europe will be set in the next EU elections

In May 2019 Europeans will vote in the European Parliamentary elections. It will be a different EU than before.

| Employment | Equality

Challenging the gender pay gap

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.

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| Skills & qualifications

European competence for Supervision

An open European labour market needs Europe-wide recognition of diplomas which allows real opportunities and perspectives for professionals.

Trade secrets
| Trade secrets

Eurocadres on Trade Secrets vote: Closer, but still no cigar

Vote on the trade secrets directive proposal from Eurocadres’ point of view: we can be happy with the amendments on worker’s mobility that are now explicitly mentioned in the text, but whistle-blower protection is still lacking.

| Occupational health and safety

Psychosocial risks are the biggest threat to the European workforce

As many as 53% of workers see stress as biggest occupational risk. 1 in 6 workers will suffer from mental health problems, Costs 240 billion euros per year.

Trade secrets
| Mobility | Trade secrets

EU trade secrets directive threat to free speech, health, environment and worker mobility

A joint statement about the trade secrets directive proposal by the European Commission. We have several concerns relating to whistleblowing, labour mobility, freedom of expression and environment.

Trade secrets
| Trade secrets

Eurocadres Opposes Commission Trade Secrets Proposal at Tripartite Social Summit

This piece of legislation would pose a serious threat to professionals and managers, creating lock-in effects and building barriers preventing mobility.

| Digitalisation | Education & Training

Eurocadres welcomes the new Commission work programme

Eurocadres – the Council of European Professional and Managerial Staff – is satisfied that the European Commission has decided to prioritise jobs, growth and investment in its working programme.

| Trade secrets

Multi-sectoral NGO coalition concerned about the European Commission proposal on trade secrets

Eurocadres has together with several other NGOs from the health, environment, food safety and consumer sectors, launched a joint statement about the trade secrets directive proposal by the European Commission.

| Corporate Social Responsability

Between the Fences: Managers and Corporate Responsibility

Eurocadres carried out an EU funded project on the topic “Managing CSR in Europe – The Role of Professionals and Managers in CSR” in partnership with CEC European Manager

| General

Eurocadres’ questions to Commissioners-designate

Committees of the European Parliament will be engaged in the hearings of the Commissioners-designate. For three of the candidates Eurocadres has proposed questions that have been sent to MEP:s of…

| Education & Training | Employment

Speech at Tripartite Social Summit by Martin Jefflén, President of Eurocadres representing CEC-Eurocadres Liaison Committee

A competitive Europe is built on a social Europe, where a well-educated workforce has a strong sense of security to take and make their own opportunities, using their skills. Where green jobs drive change to reach essential climate goals while making us leader in technology that needs to be in place for us to sustain life on this planet.