Articles with tag : advocacy

CESI welcomes the European Commission’s proposal on the protection of whistle-blowers

On Monday April 23, the European Commission published a proposal backing the European Parliament's recommendation for stronger protection of whistle-blowers in the European Union.

Adoption of Quality and effective apprenticeships by the Council of the EU

On 15 March, the Council adopted a recommendation on a framework for quality and effective apprenticeships, aimed at helping young people to enter the world of work. This recommendation encourages the development of a highly skilled and qualified workforce.... Read more

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

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