Articles with tag : public-services

World Public Service Day – Public Service is Work

22 Jun 2018, keywords :
The UN General Assembly has designated 23 June as Public Service Day. Prestigious UN Public Service Awards are given away on this very day. This award is bestowed on Public Service Day for contributions made to the cause of enhancing the role, prestige... Read more

Galician justice officials on strike over work-life balance and equal pay for equal work

2,500 officials of the Justice Administration in Galicia (North West of Spain) have been on strike for 5 weeks in response to the refusal of the regional government to negotiate an increase in salary and other measures to improve their working conditions.... Read more

Swiss ‘Service Public’ vote: Citizens turn down populist initiative to discontinue licensing fees to finance public radio and TV stations

Swiss voters voted against the discontinuation of radio and television licensing fees the weekend of 3 to 5 March 2018.

Public service strike in Hungary on February 15-19 2018 organized by MKKSZ

Hungarian member organisation MKKSZ (Trade Union of Hungarian Civil Servants and Public Employees) has led a series of protests, such as a recent 2 hours strike at the local government offices across the country. After the latest consecutive failures... Read more

European Parliament calls for better working conditions for prison staff and personnel

On October 5, the European Parliament plenary adopted a report on prison systems and conditions which emphasises the need for better employment and working conditions for prison staff as a precondition for safer, more secure and less tense conditions... Read more