CESI Trade council ‘Defence’ discusses political priorities of armed forces personnel

Today CESI’s Trade council ‘Defence’ met for its annual meeting in Brussels. This time, CESI’s members’ forum for deliberation and internal positioning on EU defence policy saw lively discussions on several key political priorities of armed... Read more

Commission proposal on a targeted revision of the posting of workers directive: Some good, some bad

Earlier this week, the Commission published a proposal for a targeted revision of the EU posting of workers directive. According to CESI Secretary General Klaus Heeger, the proposal contains useful suggestions but also stops short of the objective to... Read more

Kirsten Lühmann on the International Women’s Day: ‘Step it up for gender equality!’

March 8 is International Women’s Day. Celebrated under the auspices of the UN every year since 1977, the day has become an instrumental tool for the UN to remind of persisting gender equalities across the globe. This year’s theme is ‘Planet 50-50... Read more

Social rights pillar communication: Good objectives – but open questions on the implementation side

Today, the European Commission published a communication on a preliminary outline of the European pillar of social rights. CESI’s Secretary General Klaus Heeger welcomes many of the objectives laid out in the communication but stresses that many questions... Read more

CESI holds Erasmus+ seminar on youth participation in trade unions

On March 3-4, CESI held a members’ seminar on ‘Youth and the unions: an example of participation in democratic life’. The meeting, which brought together 35 young trade unionists from CESI member organisations in Brussels, concluded in the European... Read more