Articles Archive

SOC and FEMM Commissions in dialogue with European Parliament and European Commission on EU social and employment policy

12 Mar 2018
On March 8, CESI's members' Commissions on Employment and Social Affairs (SOC) and Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) convened for their first meeting of the year in Brussels to discuss CESI's advocacy on EU employment and social... Read more

[email protected]: Social protection for all as a key deliverable of the European Pillar of Social Rights

9 Mar 2018
On March 7, CESI and the Representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg to the EU held the 18th edition of CESI's lunchtime debate series '[email protected]', this time on 'Digitalisation & future of work: Social protection for all?'... Read more

Swiss ‘Service Public’ vote: Citizens turn down populist initiative to discontinue licensing fees to finance public radio and TV stations

9 Mar 2018
Swiss voters voted against the discontinuation of radio and television licensing fees the weekend of 3 to 5 March 2018.

Kirsten Lühmann on the International Women’s Day: Gender parity needs a joint effort

8 Mar 2018
March 8 is International Women’s Day. Celebrated under the auspices of the UN every year since 1977, the day recalls persisting and widespread gender inequalities around the world. This year’s theme is ‘#PressforProgress’, a common hashtag for... Read more

European Commissioners deny 9.8 million workers EU legal minimum standards on information and consultation rights

7 Mar 2018
The Commission has informed the European central government social partners today that it will not  bring their  agreement to the European Council for implementation as a directive. The agreement seeks to plug a gap in EU legislation that excludes workers... Read more