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

European Parliament calls for better working conditions for prison staff and personnel

On October 5, the European Parliament plenary adopted a report on prison systems and conditions which emphasises the need for better employment and working conditions for prison staff as a precondition for safer, more secure and less tense conditions... Read more

Trade Councils ‘Justice’ and ‘Security’ discuss impacts of radicalisation and privatisations for security and law enforcement employees

On October 12, CESI's Trade Councils on 'Justice' and 'Security' held their constitutive meetings after CESI's Congress in December last year. Following elections of the presidency and vice-presidency for the term until 2020,... Read more