Eurofound 2014 report on collectively agreed wages: Central administration wage freezes and lack of social partner involvement in wage setting still widespread

In its recently issued 2014 report on developments in collectively agreed pay in EU Member States, the EU agency Eurofound found that central administration employee wages are still frozen in many EU Member States and that in others social partners are... Read more

EU Court of Justice: Travelling time to and back from work to be considered working time

14 Sep 2015
In a judgment issued last week, the Court of Justice of the EU ruled that the journeys made by workers without fixed or habitual place of work between their homes and the first and last customer of the day constitute working time. This brings concrete... Read more

Consultation on corporate tax transparency: Extended country-by-country reporting and disclosure of tax rulings necessary

Yesterday, CESI submitted its answer to a public consultation on increased corporate tax transparency, launched by the European Commission last June together with an action plan for fair and efficient corporate taxation in the EU. The consultation is... Read more

New Commission proposals to manage the refugee crisis: Public sector and local administration workers need EU support

Today, the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker held a much-awaited speech in the European Parliament on the state of the union and announced new plans to manage the EU's ongoing refugee and migration challenge more successfully. He... Read more

For youth employment and a better prevention of radicalisation: Commission proposes to adjust ET2020 priorities

Last week, the European Commission issued its draft 2015 joint Commission-Council report on the implementation of the Strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training (ET2020). The document, which still needs approval by the Council,... Read more