Eurocadres welcomes the Commission initiative to foster a framework of integrated reporting bringing together financial and non-financial information. Eurocadres sees it as an important part of CSR.
Newsletter EU whistleblower protection is possible 4.5.2016Whistleblowing On May 4th the Greens EFA present a draft directive on EU-wide whistleblower protection. Eurocadres has read the directive. –What this draft proposal…
Last week the Commission made a worrying statement about visa reciprocity with the USA. Rather than a development creating more obstacles for Transatlantic mobility the EU should work for making it easier to work and travel across the pond.
Many of our members are researchers, teachers, journalists, authors, engineers or IT workers who are involved in creative work and are, as a consequence, possible intellectual property right holders.
Newsletter Eurocadres calls for whistleblower protection in Tripartite Social Summit 16.3.2016Social dialogue In today’s Tripartite Social Summit, March 16th 2016, Eurocadres made a call for a European-wide whistleblower protection. The…
Higher education has to be the number one priority for governments and not the first austerity target. Eurocadres believes that a strong European economy will be reached by supporting higher education and research.
Many professions will lose job positions, whereas new will grow. As a result, many of these new jobs will require a different set of skills.
Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, has proposed that a new European Innovation Council is established. Eurocadres has written to the Commissioner asking about the proposal.
A true novelty was introduced at the beginning of 2016 – the European Professional Card is available now for five professions (general care nurses, physiotherapists, pharmacists, real estate agents and mountain guides).
Quality of working life, is a new thematic priority of Eurocadres. Adding psychosocial health in the Framework directive on occupational safety and health, strengthening parental leave rights and support for the women on boards directive are three of many proposals.
Eurocadres highlights in its reply that all workers, low- or high-skilled should have the opportunity to reskilling and upskilling.
Eurocadres will point out the importance of including highly-skilled professionals in the agenda.
The Social Partners received a request from the European Commission to reply to the first phase consultation on possible action addressing the challenges of work-life balance faced by working parents and caregivers.
Employment is a key part of the integration process. A large part of the refugees entering Europe hold a higher education degree.
Newsletter Trade secrets trialogue a blow for workers’ mobility 16.12.2015Trade secrets Yesterday (15.12.2015) the Council, Commission and Parliament representatives gathered for the fourth trialogue meeting to conclude the trade secrets negotiations….
Intra EU mobility is too low. Voluntary use of the freedom of mobility must be promoted and the European Commission, Council and Parliament have to direct attention to this task.
“Real Freedom of Mobility” is the name of the recently adopted position for one of three priority themes of Eurocadres, addressing the issue.
Newsletter Eurocadres’ Office closed 23-24 November 22.11.2015 Due to the current security situation in Brussels the office of Eurocadres will remain closed on 23-24 November. To get in touch with…
As Eurocadres has emphasized during the past year, the proposed trade secrets definition and limitation period are a threat to real freedom of mobility for professionals.
Newsletter The Single Market Strategy will have a big impact on the labour market 30.10.2015DigitalisationEmploymentInnovation The Single Market Strategy was presented by the Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen and Commissioner…
Newsletter The Commission Work Programme focuses further on growth and jobs 28.10.2015DigitalisationEducation & TrainingGender equalityMobilitySocial dialogue The Commission published its new Work Programme for 2016 on 27 October 2015 setting out…