International Women’s Day under COVID-19

International Women’s Day under COVID-19 For an equal future! On this International Women’s Day under the theme “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”, the UN stresses that “Women of the world want and deserve an equal future free from stigma, stereotypes and violence; a future that’s sustainable, peaceful, with […]

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 […]

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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 […]