New Commission framework will have limited impact on reducing social impact of restructuring for public sector workers, says CESI Secretary General

13 Dec 2013, keywords :
The European Commission this week published a Quality Framework for Anticipation of Change and Restructuring (QFR) which aims to address the negative social impact which follows such action. MEP’s, who called for a binding framework in the so-called... Read more

Modernisation and active ageing take centre stage in Post and Telecoms Trade Council

12 Dec 2013
The Post and Telecommunications Trade Council met in Luxembourg last week (13 December 2013). The President, Manfred Weiner GPF/FCG, welcomed members to the meeting, setting out an agenda which included discussions on active ageing and modernisation of... Read more

Diverse backgrounds, same goals: CESI welcomes new members

6 Dec 2013
CESI this week (Wednesday 4 December) welcomes three new members from across Europe. The Independent Confederation of Executives, Supervisors, and Managers of Public Administration from Italy, Bem Bir Sen from Turkey and the German Armed Forces Association.... Read more

“Unions need a bigger role in the European Semester”. CESI speaks to Marije Cornelissen MEP

6 Dec 2013
With the elections to European Parliament in just over 5 months (22-25 May 2014), it is important that CESI’s members are well informed about the work of current MEPs. CESI is speaking to MEPs working in the Employment and Social Affairs Committee and... Read more

CESI verdict on Commission’s traineeship proposals: Room for improvement

5 Dec 2013, keywords :
The European Commission last week (4 December 2013) put forward proposals for a Quality Framework for Traineeships. The aim is to set guidelines enabling trainees to acquire high quality work experience and in the long-term increase their chances of finding... Read more