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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 [...]