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Breaking the silence: how to create an inclusive space for all workers

Sunday May the 17th is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, better known as IDAHOT. This day provides an opportunity to highlight the inequalities that people still experience because of their sexual orientation in [...]

Harassment: a scourge that affects even the European institutions

Harassment in the workplace is not a recent concept, a vanished evil that is resurfacing. It has always been present and the European institutions and international organisations are no exception. The resulting psychosocial risks are [...]

European day of awareness raising on moral harassment at work

If you have heard of, If you have witnessed a situation of harassment, Speak out, express yourself, contact us! How to identify harassment? Victims are selected individually rather than in groups without distinction: sex, origin, [...]

2014 Staff Regulations reforms: cost savings overshadowed by their impact on the workforce

Who still wants to work for the EU? The European Court of Auditors' Report No 15/2019 analyses the Commission's implementation of the 2014 Staff Regulations reform and related measures. Verdict? Substantial savings, but not without [...]

ILO: New international labour standard to combat violence, harassment, at work agreed

PRESS RELEASE: GENEVA (ILO News) – A new Convention and accompanying Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the world of work have been adopted by the International Labour Conference  (ILC). The Violence and Harassment [...]

Reform of Staff Regulations: many actions not definitively settled yet

In June 2019 issue of STAFF MATTERS, we will be looking at actions brought following the reform of the Staff Regulations which entered into force in 2014. Travel expenses, travelling time, annual leave, career capping, [...]

Resolution on digital transformation in the world of work

The Congress sets a series of specific priorities for USF and the Federal Committee in particular support the implementation of the digital environment with a view to maximising its benefits and reducing its disadvantages for [...]