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| Occupational health and safety | Psychosocial risks

Necessary action absent in new Commission strategy on health & safety

The new directive on psychosocial risks which is needed is lacking in the new EU Occupational Health & Safety Strategic Framework 2021-2027.

| Whistleblowing

Role of trade unions in setting up internal whistleblowing channels

Eurocadres launched a new guide for trade unions and employers on setting up internal whistleblowing channels.

| Event | Whistleblowing

Speak – Listen – Whistle UP!

Eurocadres is organising a launch of the new guide on internal whistleblowing channels that can be used by trade unions and employers.

| Digitalisation | Event

First anniversary of the framework agreement on digitalisation

The European cross-sectoral social partners concluded in June 2020 a new autonomous framework agreement on digitalisation. Eurocadres will in a series of 4 workshops discuss strategies for implementation of the agreement with its member organisations.

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| Event | Whistleblowing

Call to action: Whistleblower protection across the EU

EVENT – 23 February, 14:00 – 15:30 (CET)

Wishing you all restful holidays

Eurocadres wishes all restful holidays. Our Secretariat is closed and reopens on 4 January 2021.

| Whistleblowing

New best practice guide on whistleblowing for trade unions

In a toolkit developed in a project cooperation between Protect and Eurocadres a best practice for whistleblowing is put forward.

| Occupational health and safety | Psychosocial risks

EU health & safety strategy must address psychosocial risks

Eurocadres demands a directive on work organisation and psychosocial risks for an upcoming EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety.

| 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…

Photo of a screen showing the Tripartite Social Summit videoconference with Martin Jefflén speaking.
| Social dialogue

Tripartite Social Summit on COVID-19 aftermath

As most meetings in these COVID-19 times the June 23 Tripartite Social Summit for Growth and Employment (TSS) took place as a video conference. Eurocadres highlighted the need for investing in occupational health & safety and addressing psychosocial risks.

| Corporate Social Responsability | Whistleblowing

Ending gag lawsuits in Europe

119 organisations come together in a joint position on EU policy ending Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation – ‘SLAPP’ lawsuits – in Europe.