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 […]

The end of year Buffet


R&D and its members are pleased to invite you to The end of year Buffet on Friday 11 December 2015 starting at 12.30 ATRIUM 79, rue Joseph II / 80, rue de la Loi True to its traditions, R&D invites you to […]

Oceana report – Fish in EU restaurants… Next step…


Following our communication of 5 November on the results of the study of the NGO Oceana on fish served in the canteens of the European institutions, R&D has taken good note of the information published on 8 November on My […]

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 would like to thank our colleagues from the printing services of OIB

R&D would like to thank our colleagues from the printing services of OIB for the hard work provided for the staff elections last summer. We could rely on their professionalism and full commitment for the distribution of our program and messages through posters and publications. […]

Survey on staff satisfaction – Reorganisation of DG GROW (Spring 2015)

We would be grateful if you could take a few minutes to reply before the close of business on 18 June 2015 Dear colleagues, In November the new College started operating under a new structure allegedly aiming to fight silos and stimulate cooperation. […]