Articles Archive

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

CESI Youth Board meets in Palermo

16 Sep 2018
Last week, on September 13-14, the CESI Youth Board gathered in Palermo, Italy, for its second meeting. A productive exchange of experiences and ideas was conducted among the members, who reported on past activities and constructed plans for future... Read more

Fortnightly editorial of the Secretary General

14 Sep 2018
This week, Jean-Claude Juncker, outgoing President of the European Commission, held his last State of the Union address at the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg this week. Once a year, the State of the Union speeches display the Commission President’s... Read more