Dialogue between workers’ and employers’ representatives and between governments has been crucial in helping to shape Europe’s response to the crisis. The problem-solving potential of social dialogue has to be fully utilised in these times of budgetary consolidation. [...]
European Commission President José Manual Barroso hits out against “false information” about pay and conditions for EU civil servants. [...]
A year after her appointment as High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Ashton is far from getting unanimous support in Brussels. Article published 28/02/2011 – Le Monde.
The Commission held a press conference October 4, 2010, where she confirmed the decline of our official salaries by 0.4% for Brussels, which leads to an official decline in purchasing power by 2.8%. [...]
On 29 September 2010, the European Trades Union Confederation (ETUC) is organizing a European Action Day to protest against the austerity measures and the unfair way in which these measures are being implemented throughout Europe. Let’s all meet at 13.00 hrs, in the Midi Station’s Hall, in front of Eurostar’s entrance. [...]
29 September 2010: Solidarity with the demonstrations in support of Public Services, Employment and Growth. Let’s support, with R&D, the demonstration: the Commission needs to take European citizens’ unease into account and propose solutions which are in the European social tradition. [...]
Unfavourable verdict from staff tribunal, but EPSO rules out return to pen and paper! The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) is to persist with computer-based selection tests for recruitment to the European Union institutions, despite an unfavourable verdict from a staff tribunal. See an article by Simon Taylor on European Voice. pdf [...]
Elmar BROK & Guy Verhofstadt, MEP’s and European Parliament rapporteur [...]