The COVID-19 pandemic has an enormous impact on mental health and well-being. A coalition of organisations put out recommendations in a joint statement.
We call on all public authorities and institutions to protect those who report or expose harms, abuses and wrongdoings arising from the COVID-19 crisis.
Eurocadres is of course taking precautionary actions to combat the COVID-19 virus. Here are listed the actions currently affecting Eurocadres’ activities.
Until further notice, the launch event planned for 18 March will unfortunately be cancelled due to recent developments regarding COVID-19.
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.
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.
Addressing today’s Tripartite Social Summit for Growth and Employment, Eurocadres President, Martin Jefflén, profiled the successful whistleblowers protection campaign, which through the hard work of trade unions and NGOs, has led to a stronger Directive, giving more options for reporting crime and corruption and better protection for whistleblowers.
The European Parliament, the Commission and the Council have reached a preliminary agreement on Horizon Europe for 2021 to 2027. Horizon Europe is expected to build on the achievements and success of the current research and innovation programme (Horizon 2020).
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.
Eurocadres will offer its member organisations a number of training seminars on the issue of whistleblower protection which will take place this year and beginning of 2020.
Eurocadres broadly welcomes today’s provisional agreement between the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council to support the Commission’s proposal to set-up a European Labour Authority (ELA).