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Make 22 July the European Day for Victims of Hate Crime

PETITION: The Movement is targeting to collect 10.000 signatures that we plan to present to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in 2016.The campaigners and activists of No Hate Speech Movement, the youth [...]

2017-07-03T13:20:25+00:00 03 July 2017|Uncategorized|

European Parliament: Union Syndicale once again part of the Staff Committee majority

USPE, New trade-union, new image USPE in the European Parliament was born of the separation between USF and USL, following the resignation of the latter. Union Syndicale, an interinstitutional trade-union need one be reminded, has [...]

International Labour Conference 2017

The 106th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 5 to 16 June 2017. It will be held at the UN Palais des Nations and ILO headquarters. This [...]

2017-05-31T09:15:12+00:00 31 May 2017|Uncategorized|

Digital Burnout: how to prevent iBurn?

The recent Union Syndicale leaflet on the 'Right to Disconnect' resulted in a very high number of alarming emails from staff who expressed serious concern on their experience of and fears for “digital burnout”. Several [...]

Shaping the world of work in the digital economy

For better or worse, the digitalisation of the economy has become an unavoidable theme in political and social debates. This new industrial revolution is predicted to disrupt the processes of production, the world of work [...]

2017-05-18T10:41:17+00:00 18 May 2017|Right to disconnect, Working conditions|

US-Consilium launches a consultation on the right to disconnect

The impossibility of disconnecting from work completely can affect mental and physical health seriously, which is why several Member States have taken steps to guarantee the 'right to disconnect', as in France (Labour Act - [...]

European Pillar of Social Rights put forward

"USF has been an affiliate of the European Movement for decades, currently in the "international" branch of the Movement, the EMI. USF is happy to see the latest update of the positioning of EMI towards [...]

2017-05-29T12:05:09+00:00 16 May 2017|Social Rights|

A Committee on Prevention and Protection in the Workplace at the Service of the Staff

Like other public and private organisations, the Commission was required to set up a Committee on prevention and protection in the workplace, known as the CPPT. The CPPT is a joint advisory committee made up [...]