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EU Equal Pay Day 2017: No progress

November 3 is EU Equal Pay Day - again. It symbolises the wage gap between women and men. A gap of 16.4% in the EU. A gap according to which the 'average' woman does not get paid anymore as of today - until the end of the year. And: Last year's... Read more

[email protected]: Trade unions of military and civilian staff discuss the future of the European Defence Union

On October 18, CESI and the Hessen Land Representation to the European Union brought together key stakeholders from the national and European levels to discuss the future of the ‘European Defence Union: What next?’ at the 17th edition of CESI's... Read more

Posting of workers: A breakthrough after all

On October 24, the Employment and Social Affairs Ministers of the Member States adopted a general approach regarding the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive. Among others, and differing from the views of the European Parliament, the Councils advocates... Read more

Priorities on the Commission’s proposal for a Directive on work-life balance for parents and carers

Earlier this month in October, CESI's internal members' Commission on Women's Rights and Gender Equality deliberated, together with representatives from the European Commission and the European Women's Lobby (EWL), on the European... Read more

Europe Academy meets in Berlin on vocational education and training

Today, CESI's internal members' training centre, the Europe Academy, held its annual symposium, this year on 'Bridging education and the world of work: Vocational training and apprenticeships'. More than 100 participants came together... Read more