European Equal Pay Day 2015

2 Nov 2015
“Cheerful declarations do not reflect reality: there are no true equal opportunities for men and women. Just like in the past, women hit the “glass ceiling” in many places”, explains Kirsten Lühmann, the Chair of CESI’s Committee on Women's... Read more

Labour mobility, parental leave & social dialogue: CESI speaks to MEP Thomas Händel

29 Oct 2015
Between the European elections and summer this year, MEP Thomas Händel (GUE/NGL) was absent from Brussels politics due to illness. Recently, CESI met with Mr Händel, Chair of the European Parliament Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, in order... Read more

Commission work programme 2016: Useful initiatives – but how will they be implemented?

27 Oct 2015
Today, the European Commission unveiled its long-awaited work programme for 2016. In its communication and the accompanying annexes, the Commission announced a number of initiatives that CESI judges positively throughout. Unfortunately, in many instances... Read more

European migration mini-summit: Good first results, but more support for civil servants is necessary

26 Oct 2015
Yesterday, the heads of government representing Germany, Austria and nine countries along the 'Balkan migration route' convened in Brussels for a European mini-summit in order to coordinate the management of migration flows towards Western Europe... Read more

Healthy workplaces manage stress campaign: It’s European Week for Safety and Health at Work!

23 Oct 2015
This week is European Week for Safety and Health at Work 2015, a highlight of EU-OSHA's 'Healthy workplaces manage stress campaign'. The week is an important occasion to raise awareness and take action for safer and healthier workplaces.... Read more