Late last night the Council of the EU, the European Parliament and the European Commission reached a provisional agreement on the whistleblower protection directive.
European women are more and more highly-skilled, and a growing number of women graduate with tertiary education. Not only is advancing to managerial positions a challenge, but the wages of women are also lagging far behind.
The petition of Eurocadres and WeMove.EU which had gathered over 100,000 signatures was handed over in preparation of one of the last trilogue negotiations on the whistleblower protection directive.
The European social partners agreed on a new work programme for the years 2019-2021. As a recognised European social partner Eurocadres has been involved in the negotiations.
The European Commission organised its biggest digital event of the year, ICT2015, with more than 7000 participants in Lisbon. The biggest aims and challenges for the digital era are how to create growth and jobs. Many talk about the 900.000 unfilled vacancies and skills mismatch in Europe, which were also mentioned at the event.
–With the new website, logo and visual identity we have better tools to be a strong voice for the interests of professionals and managers in Europe, says Martin Jefflén, President…
There are 21.6 million SMEs accounting the 99.8% of all European enterprises, employing 88,8 million people with an added value of more than 3,5 trillion euro.
An open European labour market needs Europe-wide recognition of diplomas which allows real opportunities and perspectives for professionals.
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.
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.
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.
This piece of legislation would pose a serious threat to professionals and managers, creating lock-in effects and building barriers preventing mobility.
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.
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.