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Harassment in the workplace – USF emphasizes the importance of prevention!

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HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE Round table February 2019 FINDINGS AND CONCLUSIONS   A large audience from the European Union institutions and the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of states had the opportunity to interact during the round table that was organised on the theme of #harassment at work by the Working Group on Harassment (WG) of Union Syndicale Fédérale (USF). The event took place in a conference room kindly made available by the ACP Secretariat in presence of the Peter Kempen, Secretary General of USF, as well as Maximin Emagna, President of the ACP Staff Association. [...]

Round Table: “Well-Being at Work” – 15 FEB 2019

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After the organisation of the European Day of the Union Syndicale Fédérale (USF) on "Harassment at the workplace" on 23 October 2018, USF is organising a round table to raise awareness of Harassment at work, as part of its actions against this scourge. in partnership with Staff association of ACP, FRIDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2019, from 13:00 to 15:00, à la Maison ACP, avenue Georges Henri 451, 1200 Brussels (5 min from métro Mérode) Experts in this field, representatives of carers and victims, as well as members of the USF working on this issue will participate in this round table. It will [...]

23/10: Psychological Harassment in the Workplace – Awareness-raising Day

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  "Union Syndicale dedicated the day of 23 October 2018 to the protection of workers against moral harassment at work, which is one of USF’s top priority issues. On this occasion, it published a series of articles to provide an update on the issues and on its activities in this field (see below)."   *****   ALL TOGETHER AGAINST MORAL HARASSMENT! Awareness-Raising Day, 23 October 2018 Union Syndicale wishes to dedicate the day of 23 October 2018 to the protection of workers against moral harassment at work. This is an issue of top priority for our trade union. We would [...]

Public Services International (PSI) – “Ending violence and harassment in the world of work”

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Following the issuing of the ILO report on “Ending violence and harassment in the world of work », Rosa Pavanelli, PSI Secretary General issued a declaration in which she reaffirms the priority issues she presented in the report she sent to ILO about the discussions of the International Commission on Labour related to the issue. Jointly with the International Trade Union Movement and the Workers’ Group, PSI firmly maintains its position on the issue of adopting international standards to protect workers who keep fighting for the full respect of workers’ rights all over the world. PSI is relentlessly pursuing its fight [...]

Harrassment: Zero Tolerance and Vigilance in Our Institutions

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European Parliament : Zero tolerance In the context of the numerous reactions which followed the Weinstein case,  President Tajani vigorously condemned sexual harassment  and took stock of the measures already in place in the European Parliament to counter such practices, against which he undertook to observe zero tolerance. In his response, he highlighted the broader phenomenon of psychological harassment, which affects women and men indiscriminately, with consequences ranging from work-related discomfort to inability to work, or even suicide. Link to (video) statement by President Tajani (EN) Read our news from GT Harrassment following Weinstein case Union Syndicale Brussels Commission - [...]

Harassment and Court procedures

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News at European Parliament and EIB In the 2 cases mentioned in the latest US Brussels Newsletter, the Tribunal condemned the European Parliament and the European Investment Bank to pay 10 000 € to the applicants, whom had been victims of psychological harrassment. Moreover, the Court confirmed its caselaw on the definition of psychological harassment and clarified the scope of its judicial control, as well as the obligation for the institutions to launch a disciplinary procedure in case of psychological harrassment. Read our Legal Newsletter “Harassment and Court procedures” Stock-taking article on procedures and cases in EU institutions Read more