CESI and DBwV: deepening cooperation for soldiers’ rights

6 Mar 2014
This week, CESI President Romain Wolff and Secretary General Klaus Heeger welcomed the federal president of the Deutscher BundeswehrVerband DBwV (German Federal Armed Forces Association) Lieutenant Colonel André Wüstner, as well as other high ranking... Read more

“More trade with the US cannot come at the cost of citizens’ rights – they are not for sale!” CESI speaks to…Nadja Hirsch MEP

6 Mar 2014, keywords :
With the European Parliament elections 12 weeks away (22-25 May 2014), it is important that CESI’s affiliates are well informed about MEPs’ work. CESI is speaking to MEPs working in the Employment and Social Affairs Committee and beyond to keep you... Read more

Don’t tax public services: citizens need them!

28 Feb 2014, keywords :
The European Commission is in the midst of reviewing current VAT rules on the public sector. In answering to a Commission consultation, CESI is clear that simplification of regulation can in no way be at the expense of the quality of public services,... Read more

Women in Europe still work 59 days ‘for free’

28 Feb 2014
Today (28 February) marks European Equal Pay Day, the date in the calendar year from which women really begin to be paid for their work as compared to men. This year women in Europe effectively work 59 days ‘for free’. The day brings attention to... Read more

MEPs adopt report to enhance employment and social aspects of European Semester

25 Feb 2014
Today (25 February), the European Parliament passed, by 514 votes to 118 in its plenary session, a report on the European Semester for economic policy coordination: employment and social aspects. The report is reflective on how the EU’s cycle of economic... Read more