Articles with tag : advocacy

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

CESI contributions to first phase social partner consultations on access to social protection and a possible revision of the Written statement directive

On June 23, CESI delivered its responses to the European Commission's first phase social partner consultations on a possible revision of the Written statement directive and on new measures for a better access to social protection for all. The European... Read more

Klaus Heeger on the Pillar of Social Rights: Encouraging package by the Commission, now everyone to push for implementation and enforcement

At a hearing in the European Parliament on last week Thursday, CESI Secretary General Klaus Heeger drew positive conclusions about the European Commission's recent package delivering the European Pillar of Social Rights and called on Member States... Read more