EU Alliance for a Democratic, Social and Sustainable European Semester

9 Apr 2014
A new Alliance for a democratic, social and sustainable European Semester, which sees environmental, social and equality NGOs and trade unions come together, was launched yesterday (7th April) in Brussels. The Alliance aims to refocus the process of the... Read more

Fear of the unknown may damage the Commission’s cause in pensions

7 Apr 2014
On 27 March, the European Commission published its proposals to revise the rules for occupational pension funds, the so-called (IORP) Directive. The proposals provide updated rules on pension schemes across the EU. President of CESI´s Social Affairs... Read more

“To build a social Europe we need constructive partners. Not radicals and eurosceptics!” CESI speaks to…Jutta Steinruck MEP

4 Apr 2014, keywords :
With the European Parliament elections fast approaching (22-25 May 2014), it is important that CESI’s members are well informed about the work of current MEPs. CESI is speaking to MEPs to find out their vision of the EU in terms of employment and social... Read more

CESI supports ETUC on a New Path for Europe

4 Apr 2014, keywords :
Today (4 April), the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), together with its Belgian trade unions, have organised a demonstration fighting for A New Path for Europe for Investment, Quality Jobs and Equality. CESI supports the ETUC in this fight.... Read more

The jobless recovery – Time for the EU to learn its lesson

31 Mar 2014, keywords :
This week, the European Commission's review on the Employment and Social situation reveals that the slow recovery has not brought jobs and has not improved social conditions in Europe. Last week, the European Council met to discuss industrial competitiveness,... Read more