Labour day: A fair Europe is needed… and a more positive thinking!

1 May 2017
The current challenges for the EU are numerous - on today's Labour Day it is time to recall what is the essence of the EU that is meant to keep us all together. The gap between the EU and the citizens must at least be reduced, and the glue that may... Read more

World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Optimise the collection and use of occupational safety and health data

28 Apr 2017
Today is World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Initiated by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in 2003 as an annual day to commemorate the victims of occupational diseases and accidents, concerns over health and safety for workers remain to... Read more

European Pillar of Social Rights and accompanying initiatives: CESI leadership expresses cautious optimism

26 Apr 2017
Today, the European Commission presented a long-awaited set of measures to improve the EU's social dimension. Under the heading 'European Pillar of Social Rights and accompanying initiatives', the European Commission issued 20 principles... Read more

Annual Convention for Inclusive Growth 2017: CESI Youth speaks up for a better integration of disadvantaged young people

25 Apr 2017
At the 2017 Annual Convention for Inclusive Growth (ACIG) on Monday this week, the European Commission discussed with civil society and trade union organisations how to create better opportunities for disadvantaged young people to participate in societal... Read more

French presidential elections, first round: A positive signal for social Europe?

24 Apr 2017
A commentary by Klaus Heeger, Secretary General of CESI, in response to the first round of the French presidential elections yesterday.