EU Action Against Covid-19

2 Apr 2020
EU Action Against Covid-19 Grim health and economic outlooks have motivated some EU institutions to take unprecedented actions. Initially accused of being slow to react, the European Union has sprung into action over the last few weeks and launched a... Read more

Covid-19 and the Labour Market

1 Apr 2020
Covid-19 and the Labour Market Coronavirus is not only a crisis of the present. Unfortunately, it is also a crisis for our near future, and maybe not-so-near future, and its damages are already being felt. Public health systems and other public services... Read more

Hans Liesenhoff, Federal Chair of the German Armed Forces’ Federation of Civil Servants and Employees (VBB) on the core activities during Conavirus pandemic

31 Mar 2020
Dear colleagues, In accordance with our constitution, the federal administration is responsible for staffing the armed forces and making sure they have enough equipment. The German Armed Forces’ Federation of Civil Servants and Employees (VBB) is the... Read more

Kirsten Lühmann, Chairwoman of the Committee on Women’s Rights on the Coronavirus

31 Mar 2020
“Another catastrophe that’s hitting women hard” Kirsten Lühmann, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Women’s Rights (FEMM), which is part of CESI (European Confederation of Independent Trade Unions), spoke on Monday about the specific ways the... Read more

CESI statement on a Just Transition Fund for the European Green Deal

30 Mar 2020
As part of its work programme for the year 2020, the European Commission is currently working to realise a European Just Transition Fund to mitigate adverse social and employment-related effects flowing from the planned European Green Deal. In a statement... Read more