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| Whistleblowing

Webinar 3 December: Workers with whistles

On 3 December 10-12 CET Eurocadres organises a webinar on trade unions and whistleblowing. Workers with whistles – How trade unions can empower whistleblowers. One year has passed since the EU Whistleblowing Directive entered into force. One year is left of the time member states have to implement it into national legislation. Is time running out for trade unions protecting whistleblowers in Europe?

| General

General Assembly takes broad outlook in COVID-19 times

Belarus, AI, the right to disconnect, gender equality and EndStress.EU were in focus at the 2020 Eurocadres General Assembly on 15 October.

| Psychosocial risks

EU law to tackle stress epidemic urgent after lockdown

Trade unions are launching a campaign for an EU law to tackle work-related stress amid a mental health crisis worsened by the lockdown.

| Psychosocial risks

Launch event 15 October – Time to end stress in the EU

Already before the COVID-19 outbreak EU was in a stress epidemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has put additional strain on the mental health of workers and it is more urgent than ever to address…

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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.