European Locomotive Drivers set out European work program for 2014-2018

17 Oct 2014
The European Independent Locomotive Drivers Union last week met to discuss cooperation on the European level and set out their work program for 2014-2018.

Social dialogue is democracy in the workplace. So, is democracy ‘red tape’?

Today (14 October 2014) the High Level Group on Administrative Burdens, led by Edmund Stoiber, released its report on advising the Commission on how to reduce pursue what it calls ‘smart regulation’ and a reduction of administrative burdens.

“TTIP talks transparency should become the rule and not just the exception”

13 Oct 2014, keywords :
EU national governments, in the form of the Council of the EU, published the negotiating mandate for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) last week (Thursday 9 October).

Europe Academy seminar on Taxation in Europe and tax authorities at the heart of the crisis

9 Oct 2014
More political will and more resources were key words during the CESI Europe Academy’s opening day of its seminar on Taxation in Europe: tax authorities at the heart of the crisis. The seminar, taking place in Brussels 9-10 October, brings together... Read more

Principle of freedom of association for armed forces upheld by Court

8 Oct 2014
On 2 October 2014, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) overruled France in its attempt to prevent the general right of association for armed forces. While certain restrictions can apply to military personnel in trade unions, a ban on trade union... Read more