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 […]

The end of year Buffet 9 December 2016 – Invitation


R&D and its members are pleased to invite you to The end of year Buffet on Friday 9 December 2016 starting at 12.30 ATRIUM 79, rue Joseph II / 80, rue de la Loi – 1st floor True to its traditions, […]

Conference « Brexit: a practical guide » of 15 September 2016 – video/presentation slides

Dear Colleagues, R&D is pleased to announce the uploading of the recording of the conference « Brexit: a practical guide » organised by R&D in the Coun­cil on 15 September 2016, as well as the PowerPoint slides of this event. Please, click here for the video and here for the PowerPoint file. R&D […]

Well-being in our Workplace: from Theory to Practice

A year ago the Fit@work programme to improve the health and well-being of staff was launched within the Commission. Have you, personally seen any improvement?
Investigations by experts show that 70% of psycho-social risks within the Commission are due to work requirements (35%), […]

Teleworking: real progress!

Following administrative and technical consultations with DG HR, as part of the negotiations that R&D conducted with our Alliance partners, on the basis of clear and motivated demands, we made real progress ,in both teleworking and part-time files*. Thanks to Vice-President Georgieva for her strong boost… […]

Part-time work: progress made!

After the progress made in the framework of the teleworking dossier, following administrative and technical consultations with DG HR, we also made real advances in the the part-time working file. Hereafter, the main changes as far as part-time work concerned: The decision on […]

Telework: Finally, a right recognised for everyone

R&D welcomes the presentation of the new draft Commission Decision on telework and thanks Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva for the implementation of her policy of modernisation of working condi­tions. Indeed, to restore confidence and motivation of staff, it is essential to move from promises to action. […]

R&D organises: Exhibition “Women’s Talents”

Dear colleagues and friends,   R&D had a pleasure to welcome you at the exhibition “Women’s Talents” which took place from 4 to 29 May 2015. This exhibition constitutes the outcome of […]