Articles Archive

[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

ATCEUC and ETF pursue campaign to maintain the right to strike in air traffic management

7 Mar 2018
The Air Traffic Controllers European Unions Coordination (ATCEUC), which is member of CESI, and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) have launched a campaign to oppose the European Commission's recent Communication and Staff Working... Read more