European migration mini-summit: Good first results, but more support for civil servants is necessary

26 Oct 2015, keywords :
Yesterday, the heads of government representing Germany, Austria and nine countries along the 'Balkan migration route' convened in Brussels for a European mini-summit in order to coordinate the management of migration flows towards Western Europe... Read more

Healthy workplaces manage stress campaign: It’s European Week for Safety and Health at Work!

This week is European Week for Safety and Health at Work 2015, a highlight of EU-OSHA's 'Healthy workplaces manage stress campaign'. The week is an important occasion to raise awareness and take action for safer and healthier workplaces.... Read more

CESI and its member organisation ALE discuss rail policy developments with key EU decision-makers and stakeholders

From Monday to Wednesday this week, CESI hosted a delegation visit of its member organisation 'European Independent Train Drivers Union' (ALE) in Brussels. The objective of the visit was to hold a series of talks on recent railway policy developments... Read more

CESI meets with MEP Kostadinka Kuneva to discuss about women domestic carers

On Tuesday this week, CESI Secretary general Klaus Heeger and Kirsten Lühmann, President of CESI's Commission on Women's Rights and Gender Equality (CESI's internal members' committee to deliberate on gender equality politics), met... Read more

Illegal advantageous tax treatments for Fiat and Starbucks: Commission fines are right but too low

21 Oct 2015, keywords :
Following in-depth investigations, which were launched in June 2014, the European Commission has decided today that selective tax advantages (tax rulings) for Fiat in Luxembourg and Starbucks in the Netherlands are illegal under EU state aid rules. As... Read more