After the withdrawal of the maternity leave proposal: Commission publishes roadmap on work-life balance for those with dependants

Last month, after continued blockades by the Council, the European Commission withdrew its proposal on a revised maternity leave directive from 2008. Today, it presented a roadmap on a new follow-up initiative. The roadmap, themed 'A new start to... Read more

TTIP, occupational pensions & the Juncker Plan: CESI speaks to MEP Thomas Mann

Just in time before the Brussels summer recess, CESI spoke to MEP Thomas Mann about recent developments in EU employment and social affairs - most notably in relation to the current revision of occupational pension rules in the EU, the TTIP's likely... Read more

European Commission opens consultation on EU social security coordination

Last week, the European Commission opened a public consultation on the EU's social security coordination legislation. CESI is currently running an internal consultation among its members with a view to submitting a joint CESI response.

Commission consultation: CESI joins calls for a renewed & ambitious EU gender equality strategy

Today is the last day to submit an answer to the European Commission's public consultation on the future of equality between women and men in the EU. CESI has sent its response already, highlighting the need for a strong and ambitious successor to... Read more

Greece after the euro summit: Uncertainty ahead for Greece’s public services and workers

At a euro summit yesterday, the heads of state or government of the eurozone member states decided on a set of measures that Greece needs to fulfill in order to potentially qualify for an ESM support programme and thus stay in the eurozone. The measures... Read more