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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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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.