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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, salary adjustment, increase in retirement age... Five years after the reform entered into force, many actions have not yet been definitively settled. READ on USB website: Staff Matters #8  

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 workers; avoid job losses for workers; avoid a decline in the quality of work ; protect the contractual status of workers, particularly in the face of the growing uberisation of the world of work; prevent gaps from widening or appearing: ex-generational gap, gender digital gap, social and income gaps; combat low pay; fight for an organisation of work that improves the reconciliation of work and family time and not invades private life. Resolution on Digitalisation (FR)

Mr Attila Vajnai’s Speech (European Left Party)

Mr Attila Vajnai, President of the Council of Presidents of the European Left Party was the guest of the 15th Congress of USF. He intervened on the issue of the rise of nationalism in Europe. Excerpt from his speech: There is so much to do and to work on to achieve better working conditions everywhere. Especially in these times where precarious jobs have been imposed and therefore instability has unfortunately became part of the life, especially that of young people. And now we have also to face another huge struggle that is becoming more and more vital all around Europe, the rise of authoritarian nationalisms. Speech of Mr Attila VAJNAI (European Left) EN

Congress Political Resolution

Neoliberal policies, by weakening large sections of society, have paved the way for the rise of forces that are working for the disintegration of Europe. The European public service is the backbone of the European project and must be defended against nationalism by all those who support European integration. On this will depend not only our jobs and their quality, but also the future of the entire continent. Political resolution (FR)

03 June 2019|Categories: Bratislava, Congress, USF - Union Syndicale Fédérale|Tags: , , |

Resolution: Enabling International Organisations to comply with the European Social Charter

The USF Congress invites the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, especially the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development, to take this suggestion into account and consider recommending a follow-up by the bodies and instruments available at the Council of Europe. Member Organisations of USF shall also now suggest that their employer organisations include a reference to the ESC within their staff regulations. Resolution European Social Charter (EN)