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Wishing you a good summer

Eurocadres office is closed until 5 August. We wish you a nice summer!

| Gender equality | Working conditions

Workplace bullying a huge problem in the legal profession

The International Bar Association (IBA) launched a report on sexual harassment in the legal profession in mid-May. The results show a horrifying truth about the frequency of bullying and harassment.

| 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.

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| Education & Training

SMEs in Europe: key competencies for enhanced employability

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.

| 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…