Articles with tag : public-services

Galician justice officials on strike over work-life balance and equal pay for equal work

2,500 officials of the Justice Administration in Galicia (North West of Spain) have been on strike for 5 weeks in response to the refusal of the regional government to negotiate an increase in salary and other measures to improve their working conditions.... Read more

Swiss ‘Service Public’ vote: Citizens turn down populist initiative to discontinue licensing fees to finance public radio and TV stations

Swiss voters voted against the discontinuation of radio and television licensing fees the weekend of 3 to 5 March 2018.

Public service strike in Hungary on February 15-19 2018 organized by MKKSZ

Hungarian member organisation MKKSZ (Trade Union of Hungarian Civil Servants and Public Employees) has led a series of protests, such as a recent 2 hours strike at the local government offices across the country. After the latest consecutive failures... 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

Message by CESI on the occasion of the Public Service Day 2017

Since the UN resolution 57/277 adopted by the General Assembly, that designated June 23 as Public Services Day, we have seen annual celebrations all over the world. The UN Public Service Day celebrates the value and virtue of public service to the... Read more