The European Union at the beginning of 2021: mounting pressure, widespread criticism, steadfast determination.

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Overcoming the Corona pandemic continues to overshadow the other pressing matters that EU is currently dealing with, all of which are proving to be no less complex.

CESI Youth speaks at European Commission/ILO high-level conference on the future of apprenticeships

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On March 16 2021 CESI Youth Representative Matthäus Fandrejewski and CESI’s Spokesperson on VET Stefan Nowatschin attended a high-level conference of the European Commission and the International Labor Organisation (ILO) on ‘Quality and effective apprenticeships and international labour standards on apprenticeships’. Experts from across the globe assessed recent developments in vocational education and training and dared an outlook on future challenges.

Does on-call time spent at home count as working time?

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In two Grand Chamber rulings handed down on 9 March 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) provided greater clarity on the criteria establishing whether or not it constitutes working time when a worker is on-call “at home”.

CESI Talks – The EU and workers with Monika Kiss, Policy Analyst at the European Parliament

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The pandemic has impressively (and painfully) demonstrated how decisive and essential public services are and how urgently their further improvement through a stronger European dimension is needed.

[email protected] ‘Future of work: Mobile working in a post-pandemic world of work’

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On March 17, CESI hosted a lunchtime debate on ‘The future of work: Mobile working in a post-pandemic world of work’, together with the Bertelsmann Stiftung

CESI Talks – The EU and workers in times of Covid19 with Radan Kanev, Member of the European Parliament (EPP, BG)

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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.

International Women’s Day: Kirsten Lühmann calls for EU measures on pay transparency and violence against women

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On the occasion of today's International Women's Day, the President of CESI's Commission on Women's Rights and Gender Equality calls on the European Parliament and the Council to adopt a strong directive on pay transparency and on the European Commission to deliver a legislative proposal to combat violence against women.

CESI Talks – EU und Arbeitnehmer in Zeiten von Covid19 mit Damian Boeselager, MEP (Greens/EFA in the European Parliament, DE)

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Die Covid-19-Pandemie hat eindrucksvoll (und schmerzhaft) gezeigt, wie entscheidend und unverzichtbar öffentliche Dienste sind und wie dringend ihre weitere Verbesserung durch eine stärkere europäische Präsenz notwendig ist.