Right to disconnect: Following the adoption of a resolution on this subject by the European Parliament…

Brussels, 15 February 2021 Right to disconnect Following the adoption of a resolution on this subject by the European Parliament, The Commission must now present a proposal for a bill on the right to disconnect On January 21, the European Parliament (EP) adopted the resolution concerning recommendations to the Commission on the right to […]

Le Renard Déchaîné special Teleworking/Hotdesking

Le Renard Déchaîné special Teleworking/Hotdesking Hello! Hello! Berlaymont!… We have a serious problem! The wellbeing of the staff cannot be reduced to the disgracious barter system designed by DG HR between teleworking and hotdesking, framed by the absence of any social dialogue and genuine consultation of the staff. Respecting the rules is not an […]

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The McCoy Case

Brussels, 21 December 2020 Note for the attention of Mr Petr Blížkovský Secretary-General of the Committee of the Regions Subject: The McCoy Case We would like to inform you of our great satisfaction with the amicable settlement that the CoR has just concluded with our colleague Mr. Robert McCoy. In this regard, we appreciated […]

Le Renard Déchaîné special Right to disconnect

Le Renard Déchaîné special Right to disconnect Protecting the health of the staff implies the application of the right to disconnect in this time of health crisis! The European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee (EMPL) adopted on Tuesday 1 December (with 31 votes in favour, 6 against and 18 abstentions) a report by […]

Le Renard Déchaîné special Court of Auditors EPSO Special Report

Le Renard Déchaîné special Court of Auditors EPSO Special Report A largely unsuitable selection process The report just made public by the Court of Auditors on the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) confirms the pitfalls repeatedly denounced by R&D for months, even years. The lack of attractiveness of the European institutions, recruitment at basic […]

CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC : “Good for the citizens, good for the Institutions”

Brussels, 23 November 2020 CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC Communication n°7: “Good for the citizens, good for the Institutions” R&D appreciates the deal reached with the EP and now calls to go an extra mile to finally seal the package Dear President von der Leyen, dear President Sassoli, dear President Michel, In our six previous communications ([…]

Application of the benefit of Article 50 of the Staff Regulations to the former Director-General of OLAF

FR  EN   IT   Brussels, 18 November 2020 Note to the attention of Mr Johannes Hahn, Commissioner in charge of Budget and Human Resources Subject: application of the benefit of Article 50 of the Staff Regulations to the former Director-General of OLAF It is with amazement, not to say consternation, that a […]