Articles with tag : security-justice-policy

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

EU Court of Justice rules on ‘stand-by’ services as ‘working time’

On February 21 2018, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) delivered a judgment on the ‘stand-by’ time of volunteer firefighters. The Court took an important stand related to the notion of working time and the scope of the working time directive, stating... Read more

13th Security Union progress report and its highlights: Cybersecurity, interoperable systems for security & border management, prevention of radicalisation

The European Commission published its 13th report on the progress towards an effective and genuine Security Union. The report focuses on preventing radicalisation/ fighting terrorism offline & online, cybersecurity and, more importantly, on establishing... 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

Trade Councils ‘Justice’ and ‘Security’ discuss impacts of radicalisation and privatisations for security and law enforcement employees

On October 12, CESI's Trade Councils on 'Justice' and 'Security' held their constitutive meetings after CESI's Congress in December last year. Following elections of the presidency and vice-presidency for the term until 2020,... Read more