European Parliament approves CETA: Keep an eye on worker rights and public services

In a plenary vote today, the European Parliament approved the EU-Canada CETA free trade and investment deal. CETA can therefore come into force provisionally as of April 2017 (except for the area of investment protection), yet has to be approved by national... Read more

CESI meets EU Education and Youth Commissioner Navracsics to discuss the role of teachers in tackling radicalisation through education

Today, on the 9th February 2017, Secretary General Klaus Heeger met with Commissioner of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, Mr Tibor Navracsics, handing over CESI´s position paper on the issue of preventing radicalisation. 

Programme Commission discusses CESI work priorities for 2017

On Friday, January 3, CESI's Programme Commission met to discuss CESI's work priorities and main activities for the year 2017.

EU not to revise the Working Time Directive

The European Commission notified the social partners that there will be no legislative revision of the Working Time Directive. Instead, the Commission announced an 'Interpretative communication' to bring more clarity about the proper application... Read more

CESI broadly welcomes European Parliament report on a Pillar of Social Rights

CESI broadly welcomes the report adopted by the European Parliament yesterday on a European Pillar of Social Rights. CESI considers that important elements stipulated in the Employment and Social Affairs Committee’s initial draft report were supported... Read more