AGS 2016: Cautious thumbs up on social investments – but what about support for public sector workers?

1 Dec 2015
Last week, the European Commission published the 2016 Annual Growth Survey (AGS), jumpstarting the European Semester process for the year 2016. Compared to the preceding 2015 edition, CESI noted some substantial improvements regarding social investments.... Read more

Tomorrow: CESI celebrates its 25-year anniversary

30 Nov 2015
Tomorrow evening, CESI will celebrate its 25-year anniversary. At a ceremony in Brussels, the CESI leadership will welcome representatives from member organisations and variety of European stakeholder groups, long-standing companions, current and previous... Read more

CESI supports action of Italian trade unions on November 28

27 Nov 2015
Tomorrow, on November 28, a broad coalition of Italian public sector trade unions will hold a major demonstration in Rome to make its opposition heard to a continued freezing of collective bargaining in the Italian public sector. With its member organisation... Read more

Upcoming event (15/12/2015): “Radicalisation and terrorism – The new European challenge”

26 Nov 2015
On December 15, CESI will, in collaboration with the Danish Cultural Institute EU Brussels and the support of Alliance Police Nationale CFE-CGC, host a high-level conference in Paris on "Radicalisation and terrorism - The new European challenge".... Read more

EU Court of Justice: Awarding of public contracts may be made subject by law to a minimum wage

24 Nov 2015
Last week, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) issued its ruling in matters of case C-115/14, ruling that the award of public contracts may be made subject by law to a minimum wage.