Tripartite Social Summit: All workers count!

18 Oct 2018
Earlier this week on Tuesday, October 16, the latest edition of the Tripartite Social Summit took place, bringing together the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and BUSINESSEUROPE, CEEP and UEAPME with European Commission President Juncker, European... Read more

Fortnightly editorial of the Secretary General

13 Oct 2018
On October 3, Germany celebrated its 28th anniversary of reunification. As a Western German, a ‘Wessi’, I remember very well the fall of the Berlin Wall, my instant travel to Eastern Germany to meet with my Eastern German friends. But even after 28... Read more

International Decent Work Day 2018

7 Oct 2018
Today, October 7, is International Decent Work Day. It is a day during which the principles laid down in the UN's International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) should be brought to the front line of our agendas.

[email protected]: What constitutes working time under EU law?

28 Sep 2018
On Wednesday September 26, CESI held a further edition of its lunchtime debate series ‘[email protected]’, this time on the very heated topic of the interpretation of working time legislation – more specifically on possible impacts of the recent ‘Matzak’... Read more

Trade Council LRA meeting in Brussels: Digitalisation, transparent working conditions, precarious work through privatisation in regional and local administrations on the agenda

27 Sep 2018
On Tuesday September 26 the members of CESI's members' Trade Council 'Local and Regional Administrations' (LRA) convened for their annual meeting in Brussels. CESI's trade union affiliates employed in local and regional administrations... Read more