Withdrawal of Maternity leave proposal: Disappointing for women & families, tragic for social Europe

1 Jul 2015
Today, the European Commission withdrew its legislative proposal for a revised maternity leave directive. For CESI, which during the past months fought hard against a withdrawal, this is not only a disappointing sign for all young and prospective mothers.... Read more

CESI responds to consultation on workers’ information & consultation rights: How to give public administration staff full rights

30 Jun 2015
Today, CESI submitted its response to the European Commission’s first-phase social partner consultation on a consolidation of the EU directives on information and consultation of workers. As a European umbrella organisation representing numerous national... Read more

CESI Europe Academy 2015: Action needed to improve workers’ rights in public administrations!

26 Jun 2015
On June 25-26, more than 150 participants from CESI's various member organisations gathered in Dublin for the 2015 edition of CESI's Europe Academy, this time themed 'Better anticipate changes and restructuring in public administrations... Read more

International Public Services Day: Time to recall the valuable role public servants play in making improvements in society

23 Jun 2015
Today, June 23, is International Public Services Day. This year, in Europe, the day takes place - once again - in a time of austerity and continued and widespread cuts in public administrations' budgets and public servants. In this context, CESI,... Read more

EU 2020 Strategy is further off-track to deliver inclusive, sustainable, equal and social EU, writes EU Semester Alliance to EU Council

19 Jun 2015
The EU Alliance for a democratic, social and sustainable European Semester -also called ‘Semester Alliance-’ addressed a letter yesterday to Heads of States and top EU officials ahead of the EU Council next 25 & 26 June on the endorsement of the... Read more