Spacious individual offices…

Brussels, 22 February 2021 Spacious individual offices, parking spaces and luxury chairs for managers and dynamic offices for staff  “Leading by example” approach, the establishment of the ‘culture of trust’ advocated by Commissioner Hahn cannot remain a mere slogan, but must be accompanied by visible changes. Thank you for your support! So many of […]

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 […]

Open letter: Are the cameras and scanners used at the entrances of the Commission and EP buildings …

Print Brussels, 11 November 2020 Open letter to Mr Johannes Hahn, Commissioner in charge of Budget and Human Resources Subject: Are the cameras and scanners used at the entrances of the Commission and EP buildings supplied by a company indicted for involvement in human […]

OIB TV… Back to the office in “The One”?

OIB TV Back to the office in “The One”? And “Back to square one” concerning the Wild West of open spaces? In the first episode of OIB TV recently launched (https://myintracomm.ec.europa.eu/dg/oib/Multimedia/Videos/Pages/VideoDetails.aspx?guid=7f70c310-1614-4da9-aa23-1d46c9cf8e8a), Marc Becquet, new Director of OIB, announces the entry of The One tower into the building stock of the Commission (link) designed with […]

Workplace Of the Future: Secession of DG BUDG?

Brussels, 28 November 2019 Note for the attention of the Commissioners Günther Oettinger and Johannes Hahn   Subject: Commission Decision C(2019)7450, Workplace Of the Future: Secession of DG BUDG?   Thank you for having finally ensured a clear framework in terms of working space arrangements… We would like to thank DG HR for preparing the “[…]

With his message to the staff, Mr Danielsson has confirmed his decision to abandon the Open Space project for the L-15 building, by conveying a message to his staff. In particular, all the objections raised by R & D, including the technical ones, have been confirmed by the external consultant. From the beginning of the […]

Unsustainable situation within EASME…

Brussels, the 8 March 2017   Note to Madam Irène SOUKA, Director-General of DG HR et Madam Lowri Evans, Director-General of the parent Directorate-General of EASME Agency     Subject: Unsustainable situation within EASME Disregard for social dialogue and for the role of trade unions: refusal by the EASME Deputy Director to allow a […]