European Confederation of Independent Trade Unions

The European Confederation of Independent Trade Unions (CESI) is a confederation of 40 trade union organisations from 20 European countries and 4 European trade union organisations, with a total of more than 5 million individual members. 1 further trade union organisations enjoys observer status.

CESI statement on possible EU measures to improve work in the platform economy

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As a first social partner consultation by the European Commission on possible action addressing challenges related to working conditions in platform work came to a close, CESI issued a contribution with its priorities for better work in the platform economy.

CESI Talks – The EU and workers with Radka Maxová, MEP (CZ)

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#CESItalks​​​​ is a series of conversations with MEPs and EP officials/experts on the European Parliament’s political and legislative priorities on employment, environment and digital transformation.

World Health Day 2021: what role for trade unions in building resilient healthcare systems post-Covid19?

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On the occasion of the World Health Day, April 7th, and in the frame of the EU-funded project ‘Social talks - social dialogue for a better tomorrow’, CESI and its member Trade Union of Montenegrin Physicians organised a round-table reflection on the needs of our healthcare systems in a post Covid-19 setting for better healthcare provision – with a particular focus on the Western Balkans.

CESI Talks – The EU and workers with professors Dr. Luca Ratti and Dr. Sonja Bekker

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#CESItalks​​​​ is a series of conversations with MEPs and EP officials/experts on the European Parliament’s political and legislative priorities on employment, environment and digital transformation.

CESI Secretary General critises high dividends for Daimler shareholders

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CESI Secretary General Klaus Heeger criticised that taking public financial support on the grounds of an economic crisis and the paying out of dividends do not go together.

CESI statement on a possible Communication of the European Commission on business taxation for 21st century

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CESI broadly supports the rationale and the objectives which the European Commission lays out in its roadmap of March 2021 on a future Communication on business taxation for the 21st century.

CESI welcomes the European Child Guarantee: For children, with children – and teachers and carers

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The European Commission this week adopted the first comprehensive EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child, as well as a proposal for a Council Recommendation establishing a European Child Guarantee, to promote equal opportunities for children at risk of poverty or social exclusion.