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What are the implications of today's ECJ ruling on EU migrants' access to benefits? NEW
Open Europe blog 2 Weeks, 21 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
As we've said on many occasions, it is not only the UK that is having problems reconciling EU free movement with maintaining control over national welfare systems; Germany has recently tightened up its own domestic rules recently and the country also...
UK Labour and the EU NEW
The European Citizen 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
In Britain, Labour is in a curious spot. After it allied with Eurosceptic Tory rebels to defeat the government on a non-binding motion on the EU budget, Labour Leader Ed Miliband tried to outline a sort of pro-European realism (interview with The Tel...
GroenLinks krijgt steun voor duurzame omscholing bij massaontslag NEW
GroenLinks Europa 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Het Europees globaliseringsfonds – dat werknemers steunt bij het vinden van een nieuwe baan na massaontslag – moet op voorstel van GroenLinks-Europarlementariër Marije Cornelissen voortaan ingezet worden voor omscholing naar banen in duurzame se...
Konfliktret på EU-domstolens betingelser NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: EU-domstolen sætter grænser for konfliktretten, selv om den formelt set er et rent nationalt anliggende. Venstre og Dansk Folkeparti fortryder forslag til ”Vejlegården-lov”, fortæller Notat - Nyheder / Arbejdsmarked, F...
New Judgment on Trade Union Freedom of Expression NEW
Strasbourg Observers 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
This post is written by Dirk Voorhoof* The European Court of Human Rights delivered a new and remarkable judgment on trade union freedom of expression. In Szima v. Hungary the European Court concluded that a criminal conviction of a leader of a polic...
Mavepuster til EU-lov om ground handling NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: EU-parlamentets Transportudvalg har idag stemt for at afvise Kommissionens forslag om mere liberalisering i ground handling sektoren - Nyheder / Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten...
Fagbevægelse til kamp for sociale rettigheder NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Den europæiske fagbevægelse sætter en ny offensiv kurs imod EU's krisepolitik, når de om en uge i en fælles aktion kræver sociale rettigheder og indgriben i finansspekulation. - Nyheder / Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-...
Temps de travail ? NEW
L'Europe et.... moi 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Les propos du premier ministre français sur les 35 heures ont relancé le débat sur la durée du travail en France.Quand est-il réellement dans les principaux pays européens?Une étude relevée sur myeurop.info nous montre que la France arrive, a...
14 November: European unions to strike together NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Instead of the Tories’ little-Englandism and Miliband’s shameful opportunism, let’s have a working class response to the present European crisis: 14 November: European inions to strike together (from Workers Liberty) By Ruben Lomas...
EU Staff Calls Strike Over Budget NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 2 Years, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
The main unions representing EU employees have called a strike for Nov. 8 to protest a push from several member states to cut staff and administrative costs during the bloc’s next budget period.
Landsmøde: Stop EU-indblanding i de danske arbejdsmarkedsforhold NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 4 Weeks, 19 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Udtalelse vedtaget på Folkebevægelsens landsmøde 27.-28. oktober 2012 - Nyheder / Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten...
Intimidation of Marikana witnesses NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 1 Month, 21 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Here is a press release [from Wednesday 24th October] from the Marikana Support Campaign  on the intimidation of commission of inquiry witnesses: Above: the Farlam Commission  The Marikana Support Campaign is deeply shocked by this evening’s vi...
Dialogo costruttivo NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Nella sede dell’Unione Generale del Lavoro ho incontrato, nell’ambito della campagna di ascolto delle categorie sociali ed economiche, il Segretario Generale UGL FVG Matteo Cernigoi e i rappresentanti delle sua segreteria. L’UGL FVG ha...
14 novembre, jour de mobilisation NEW
Euros du Village 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Le 14 novembre, tous les travailleurs d'Europe sont invités à s'unir et à se mobiliser pour la défense de l'emploi et contre les mesures d'austérité imposées par les Etats et recommandées par la Commission européenne. Tel est le message de l...
Faglig aktionsdag 14. november i EU NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Den Europæiske Faglige Sammenslutning opfordrer til strejker og demonstrationer mod EU's nedskæringspolitik - Nyheder / Faglig, Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten, Eurokrise...
After 20 October, organise! NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
By Maria Exall (CWU, TUC General Council, Chair of TUC LGBT Committee), in a personal capacity: Click on the above for the official demo site The TUC has called its second mass demonstration in two years against the Coalition Government’s cuts agen...
LO-basen: Europa behöver mer ledarskap NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
LO:s nye ordförande Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson tror att EU-samarbetet kan ta skada om den nuvarande krispolitiken fortsätter.
Nationalitet ska inte styra svenska löner NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 10 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Sveriges Byggindustriers negativa inställning till konkurrensneutralitet är direkt kontraproduktiv och slår mot seriösa företag som följer den svenska modellen.Sveriges Byggindustrier, BI, slår knut på sig själv när de i ena andetaget hävd...
I tagli di Conforama NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 10 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Dopo l’annuncio, da parte di Conforama Italia, del taglio di 198 lavoratori in Italia, impiegati nei punti vendita di Bagnaria Arsa (Udine), Vergiate (Varese), Cittaducale (Rieti), Fasano (Brindisi), Montalto Uffugo (Cosenza), Mililli (Siracusa) e...
Against the theft of wages and pensions! NEW
Revolting Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
‘Everyone in Lisbon against the theft of wages, pensions and the reforms!” This is the slogan of major protests to be held today in the Portuguese capital that have been organised by the CGTP union. Together with the country’s larg...
La tentation d’opposer la CJUE et la CEDH en matière de droit du travail en Europe NEW
Au Café de l'Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 5 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Voici le premier d’une série d’articles (que j’espère longue) relatifs au droit européen que j’écrirais durant mon année à Londres, où je fais un Master en droit (LLM) avec une spécialisation en droit européen, à King’s College. L...
Labour rights in Colombia in the perspective of a Free Trade Agreement with the EU NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 4 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The EU’s Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Colombia and Peru, on which the European Parliament is expected to vote in the coming months, is the subject of deep controversy. NGOs from both sides of the Atlantic question whether such an agreement s...
"DG Internal Market and Worker Involvement: Where’s the Beef?" by Sigurt Vitols NEW
Social Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
With the halftime of the “new” European Commission rapidly approaching, more and more observers are asking “where’s the beef?” with regard to DG Internal Market’s approach to worker involvement. The expression “where’s the beef?” fi...
El futuro de las relaciones capital-trabajo en América Latina NEW
Alain Lipietz 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
[1994s] "El futuro de las relaciones capital-trabajo en América Latina, Cuadernos Laborales, janeiro-febrero 1994, Lima. Publicado también en [[1995a]->http://lipietz.net/spip.php?article528] - Économie internationale / Amérique latine, Rel...
300 Pakistani workers burned and suffocated to death NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
From Eric Lee of LabourStart: We honour their memories by fighting for justice. Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   The horror of it all is almost unimaginable.   Over 300 workers burned and suffocated to death in the...
The great transformation in the global labour market NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 15 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
“The global expansion of higher education allows work traditionally reserved for the West to be done more cheaply and just as well in emerging nations, write Phillip Brown and Hugh Lauder. The result is that the wages and working conditions of west...
Don’t play around with the General Strike slogan NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 20 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
“On the same ground of abstract, unhistorical methods of observation stand those today who would, in the manner of a board of directors, put the mass strike in Germany on the calendar on an appointed day, and those who…would be a prohibit...
EU griber fortsat ind overfor strejkeretten NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 22 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
PRESSEMEDDELELSE: - EU griber desværre fortsat ind overfor strejkeretten, selvom EU-Kommissionen ikke får sin vilje denne gang med forordningen om strejkeret, konstaterer MEP Søren Søndergaard fra Folkebevægelsen mod EU - Nyheder / Tophistori...
Socialist Unity: Cesspit of the Left NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Many readers will be aware that the so-called Socialist Unity blog (which we are prevented from linking to) has recently published two posts and discussion threads defending George Galloway’s views on rape, in the light of the Assange case. The...
Book Review: New Urbanism: Life, Work and Space in the New Downtown NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 58 Minutes ago
This edited collection examines innovative urban redevelopment projects around Europe and North America which are at the forefront of new urbanism and which are termed New Downtowns. The book addresses major questions such as: What does a sustained u...
Udbredt EU-bekymring blandt Metal-formænd NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Når forbundsformanden for Dansk Metal i dag omfavner EU uden tøven eller bekymring på forbundets kongres i Aalborg er det langt fra alle i forbundet, som har samme syn på sagen - Nyheder / Tophistorie, Søren Søndergaard,...
Spanish, German unions call for ‘new start’ for Europe NEW
Revolting Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
The chairman of Germany’s DGB trade union central Michael Sommer, and his counterparts from Spain’s Workers’ Commissions (CCOO) and UGT, Candido Mendez and Ignacio Fernandez Toxo, gathered in Madrid Thursday, as Germany Chancellor A...
Alarm: Faglige rettigheder under angreb i hele EU NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Der er grund til at lade alarmklokkerne lyde, mener europæisk fagbevægelse: Der er klare beviser på at ”arbejdsmarkedsreformer” demonterer faglige rettigheder i EU-landene under dække af krisebekæmpelse - Nyheder / Sø...
Ungleiche Löhne NEW
Lettland 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 18 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Eine immer wiederkehrende Frage: wieviel verdient jemand in Lettland so durchschnittlich? Eine immer wiederkehrende Antwort: viele haben nicht einen, sondern mehrere Jobs um über die Runden zu kommen. Was schon etwas aussagt: vergleichbar mit Deutsc...
Moral Hazard: Labour Market & Insurance NEW
Place du Luxembourg 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
“Moral Hazard” is a very fashionable concept that has been thrown around a lot since 2007/08 as a result of bad practices by bankers. It is also a common place in discussions of central Bank’s intervention, the Debt Monetisation ris...
For the true masters of Europe, the EU and the euro are successful… NEW
Revolting Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
IN THE RADICAL PRESS / MEMOIRE DES LUTTES By Bernard Cassen For supporters, neo-liberalism is not an ideology. This project is a natural and obvious fulfillment of freedom. But there is a hierarchy of freedoms. Some – those relating to economic...
ILO om ECB-krav: Lønnedgang truer væksten NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Lønsænkninger kan nok øge konkurrenceevnen, men skader også væksten, lyder den internationale arbejdsorganisations advarsel til EUs centralbank - Nyheder / Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten...
Stegt flæsk og persillesovs NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Kommentar af MEP Søren Søndergaard - Nyheder / Faglig, Søren Søndergaard, Artikler og læserbreve...
EU forhindrer Femern-overenskomster NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: "Hvis vi skal leve op til EU's udbudsbetingelser, så er det næppe muligt at kræve, at håndværkerne arbejder på danske overenskomster", siger direktør i Femern A/S - Nyheder / Faglig, Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fro...
Strasburgo brucia i ponti NEW
Straneuropa 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Il Parlamento europeo annuncia la soppressione di due lunghi fine settimana del 2013. E il sindacato si infuria sino all'autolesionismo. Brutte notizie per l'Unione...
Working hours | Cometh the hour, cometh the (same) man | Blog NEW
Europhrenia 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 43 Minutes ago
Recently published EU research says that full-time workers are pulling longer shifts in the face of ongoing economic slump, but hours worked do not equal productivity, says Jason Walsh. A study performed by Eurofound, the European Union's labour rese...
EU employment law 'stupidity' holding back growth NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Most committees in Brussels are crammed with the flotsam and jetsam of political losers, frustrated housewives, wealthy landowners, bored grandmas and superannuated trade unionists – claims Godfrey Bloom MEP...
Kraftig stigning i antal underbetalte udlændinge NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Arbejdsløsheden er steget i Danmark under krisen, mens der er kommet over 20.000 udenlandske ansatte til - Nyheder / Faglig, Søren Søndergaard, Østarbejdere, Nyt fra EU-fronten, social dumping...
The Marikana Mine Workers Massacre – the War on the Poor NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
An article by abahlali baseMjondolo: http://abahlali.org/node/9035 Shiraz Socialist is not in a position to judge whether this article is fair and/or accurate, but we publish it in the interest information and debate: After the brutal, heartless an...
Would Wage Reform Have Helped? NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Why centralized wage bargaining might not have been the euro's problem.
Bulgaria: Don't Dismantle the Train Services! NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 52 Minutes ago
Bulgarian blog “Работнически глас” (Worker's Voice) publishes [bg] a few photographs of a protest on Sofia's Central Railway Station. Held on August 9, this flashmob gathered around 100 people who chained a “...
Five campaigns from LabourStart NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Picket line at the Olympics. London Transport cleaners have just started a 48 hour strike and are picketing at the Olympic tube station in Stratford as I write these words. If you can’t join them on the picket line, you can make sure you’...
EU bryder ILO-konventionen NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: EFS-rådgiver anklager EU for at bryde FN-konvention ved at kræve begrænsning af forhandlingsfriheden i medlemslande - Nyheder / Faglig, Søren Søndergaard, EFS, Nyt fra EU-fronten...
Turkish Airlines: Brutally Yours… NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
From LabourStart and the International Transport Workers Federation: We need your help to pile on more pressure on Turkish Airlines (THY) and the Turkish government to reinstate the 305 dismissed aviation workers and end the strike ban in the industr...
Sex worker union organising: an important new book NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
An Agency of their Own: sex worker union organising by Professor Gregor Gall of the University of Hartfordshire. The term ‘sex workers’ is a generic one covering all those who sell sexual services and comprises prostitutes, exotic dancers, porn a...
V-DF forslag åbner for løndumping NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Venstre og Dansk Folkepartis forslag om forbud mod blokader og sympatikonflikt åbner for overenskomster fra andre EU-lande med dårligere løn- og arbejdsvilkår, siger to juraprofessorer til Politiken lørdag - Nyheder / Arbe...
Katastrofe at fjerne blokaderetten NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Byggeriets organisationer kalder det en afmontering af den danske model, hvis blokaderetten fjernes, skriver dagbladet Licitationen - Nyheder / Faglig, Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten...
EU ud af faglige konflikter NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
- Forholdene på det danske arbejdsmarked skal bestemmes af arbejdsmarkedets parter – ikke af EU, udtaler Søren Søndergaard fra Folkebevægelsen mod EU og opfordrer EU-Kommissionen til at blande sig uden om konflikten på Restaurant Vejlegården...
The Pentonville Five: a victory to remember NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Above: two of the dockers, Vic Turner and Bernie Steer carried in triumph from jail by supporters On Friday 21 July 1972 five dockworkers, picketing a container depot in a dispute over job security, were jailed in Pentonville Prison, London, under th...
Sackings expose the harsh reality of Poland's junk jobs | Peggy Watson NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 4 Months, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 59 Minutes ago
The dismissal of 25 workers from the Chung Hong factory for a legal strike highlights the price workers pay for Polish 'success'Twenty-five workers were sacked from Chung Hong Electronics – a Chinese company producing TV motherboards for LG in Pola...
Ethique des 35 heures NEW
Alain Lipietz 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Contribution au débat de la revue CFDT-Cadres sur les 35 heures. - Articles et débats / Réduction du temps de travail...
Der Europäische Gewerkschaftsbund NEW
Faires Europa 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Die historischen Ursprünge des Europäischen Gewerkschaftsbundes sind mit der Geschichte der Europäischen Union verwoben und gehen auf die frühen 1950er Jahre zurück. Schon 1950 wurde die Europäische Regionalorganisation des Internationalen Bun...
First female to head TUC NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
A significant milestone was reached yesterday in UK trade union affairs - the Trade Union Congress (TUC), elected its first ever female general secretary.  Frances O’ Grady will replace the current TUC general secretary, Brendan Barber, who h...
Recent developments in the EU single market suggest an increasing hostility towards labour market regulation NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 28 Minutes ago
Can workers still fight for wage increases and the protection of their rights during times of economic crisis? The current mood of austerity in Europe means that this is becoming much more difficult. Yet, Anneliese Dodds argues that just as … C...
Fear and anxiety in the workplace NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Guest post from Pink Prosecco. To read some papers or blogs you would think that trade unionists were as evil and all powerful as Bond villains, particularly in the public sector.  However the reality may seem different from the worker’s perspecti...
LO: Slutför Borgs lyckade EU-insats NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 5 Months, 23 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
EU-ministern och statsministern måste nu slutföra Anders Borgs lyckade insats för den svenska arbetsmarknaden. Han fick bort EU-kommissionens uppmaning till sänkta svenska löner i EU:s landsspecifika rekommendationer men fortfarande återstår l...
Sofia: youth education and employment within the Europe 2020 strategy NEW
Martin Westlake 2 Years, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Today I am attending a conference in Sofia organised jointly by the Various Interests Group of the European Economic and Social Committee, the Bulgarian Economic and Social Council, the Bulgarian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and the European...
Svensk LO-protest mod EU-indblanding NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Sverige skal afvise EU-kommissionens ”anbefalinger” om indgreb i lønninger og overenskomster,, kræver svensk LO, som mener demokratiske værdier er på spil - Nyheder / Faglig, Sverige, Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-...
Ludvigsson: För mycket krigande på Europas arbetsmarknad NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 21 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Olle Ludvigsson (S) anser att EU måste stärka de fackliga rättigheterna och ser en förebild i den skandinaviska modellen.Europaportalen träffar alla svenska Europaparlamentariker för att se vad de har för sig och hur deras vision för EU ser u...
Historiskt: Gult kort för EU-kommissionen NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
EU-ländernas nationella parlament har för första gången gett EU-kommissionen ett gult kort. Det sker efter att kommissionen föreslagit en ny lagstiftning kring strejkrätten.På onsdagen konstaterade EU-kommissionen att kraven för nationella pa...
A striking coincidence for Monday’s EU summit NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 2 Years, 9 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Monday’s meeting of EU leaders is meant to focus on growth and jobs, which makes it all the more ironic that it will likely be heavily disrupted by a general strike called by Belgian unions on the same day. The …Continue reading: "A striking...
Is it any wonder that the people of Europe hold Eurocrats in contempt NEW
England Expects 3 Years, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
This self serving rubbish is what gets up people's noses.Letter to the College from the Commission Staff.Subject: The new Staff RegulationsWe, the co-workers of the European Commission, are deeply worried by the risk of reducing the dynamic of the Eu...
"What wage policy can and cannot do for EMU" by Andrew Watt NEW
Social Europe 3 Years, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
I have a piece out on the OpenDemocracy website – which is running an interesting series entitled ‘Can Europe make it?‘ – on whether wage policy can ‘save monetary...
Business developer la mare căutare NEW
Casa Europei Cluj-Napoca 3 Years, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Este nevoie de a avea oamenii potriviţi în cadrul organizaţiei, ceea ce “presupune în primul rând o bună înţelegere a strategiei şi viziunii de dezvoltare ale companiei” – explica recent într-un material HR Manager, Corina Diaconu. An...
"The Euro Crisis and the European Trade Union Movement" by Vasco Pedrina NEW
Social Europe 3 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 13 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
After successfully bailing out banks and adopting a first wave of economic recovery measures, the authorities of the European Union (EU) and its member states began to impose draconian, anti-social...
A crisis of capitalism | Riccardo Bellofiore NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 3 Years, 2 Months, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The financial problems plaguing Europe and Italy are not home-grown. They are part of a global attack on labourHistory repeats itself, Marx wrote, first as tragedy, then as farce. If you wonder how it might repeat itself the third time, look at...
The EU’s Dysfunctional Adjustment NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 3 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 22 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
The euro zone's sticky wages make adjustment to the crisis harder.
Lavoro? I ministri in fuga NEW
Straneuropa 3 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Ecofin informale chiuso in fretta per evitare gli ingorghi. Nessuno parla ai sindacati. L'Europa tenta la Tobin Tax e studia come rafforzare le banche messe in crisi dai debiti eccessivi...
Las profesiones más demandadas a partir de la crisis NEW
Construyendo Capital Humano 3 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Un reciente estudio de la empresa Eroski-Consumer señala que el panorama laboral ha cambiado a partir de la crisis y que, aunque se ha destruido empleo, se han creado y potenciado nuevos puestos que debe conocer toda persona interesada en acceder al...
"Rebuilding Political Parties – Lessons from Labour" by Peter Hain NEW
Social Europe 3 Years, 5 Months, 1 Week, 21 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
I’ve been a member of the Labour Party for over 30 years.  I have seen some of the best our Party has to offer – a clear vision for a better, fairer world and a commitment to work hard to...
Kabinet lapt kritiek IAO aan zijn laars NEW
Publiekrecht en Politiek 3 Years, 6 Months, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Lang heeft ons land kunnen bogen op een voortrekkersrol binnen de Internationale Arbeidsorganisatie (IAO), een organisatie die opkomt voor de sociale rechten van de hele wereldbevolking. De afgelopen jaren heeft onze goede reputatie echter de nodige...
Some Final Comments from the ETUC in Athens NEW
EU-OSHA Blog 3 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The newly-elected General Secretary, Bernadette Segol, the first ever woman to hold this position in the history of the ETUC, took the floor this morning with a strong message for delegates. The "Athens Manifesto" adopted by Congress not only pointe...
Nya TCO-basen: Starka fack och välfärd går ihop NEW
Brysselbloggen 3 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Aten tisdag, Eva Nordmark, nyvald ordförande för TCO, gjorde i går sin debut i Europafackliga sammanhang. Hon protesterade mot den bild som sprids i debatten om att starka fackföreningar skulle vara ett hot och ett problem för Europa. - Krisen v...
Labor-Management Relations: Starving Workers as a Childish Tactic NEW
The Worden Report 3 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Before the industrialization in the nineteenth century, nothing "intrinsic or permanent separated those who hired from those who hired out" because "many laborers could hope to ear and saven enough to become their own employers." (1) That is to...
Codul Muncii pe plantaţie NEW
Corina Cretu 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Ultimele modificări ale Codului Muncii vin să înrăutăţească şi mai mult condiţia angajatului in vreme de criză. Prin noile prevederi, preavizul impus salariatului demisionar va fi extins, de la maximum 15 zile la cel puţin 20 de zile lucr
Finland: Labour legislation in English NEW
Grahnlaw Suomi Finland 4 Years, 1 Month, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
From the web page Labour legislation of the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy, you can access several pages with further information on issues such as employment contract and employment relationships; working hours; annual holiday; sabba...
Jobseekers in Finland: Ministry of Employment and the Economy resources NEW
Grahnlaw Suomi Finland 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
If you are looking for work in Finland and want information in English, the Ministry of Employment and the Economy (in Finnish: Työ- ja elinkeinoministeriö TEM) offers you an introductory web page Work, with subpages and links to further informatio...
Guide to working in Finland NEW
Grahnlaw Suomi Finland 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
The Guide to working in Finland offers you basic information about the world of work. The web portal explains your rights and duties as an employee. The website has been created jointly by the employers’ organisations and labour unions: the Confede...
Arbetsmarknadsnyckeln informerar om arbetslivet i Finland NEW
Grahnblawg 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Webbportalen Arbetsmarknadsnyckeln erbjuder grundläggande information om spelrgelerna i arbetslivet i Finland. Arbetstagarens rättigheter och skyldigheter beskrivs kort och begripligt. Webbsidorna har skapats av de centrala arbetsmarknadsorganisati...
Työmarkkina-avain: Perustietoa työelämästä Suomessa NEW
Eurooppaoikeus 4 Years, 1 Month, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Työmarkkina-avain on keskeisten työmarkkinajärjestöjen tuottama portaali, joka tarjoaa tietoa työelämän säännöksistä ja sopimuksista sekä oikeuksista ja velvollisuuksista Suomessa. Verkkosivuston takana ovat: Akava, Elinkeinoelämän Kesk...
Arbetsmarknadsnyckeln: Information om arbetslivet i Finland NEW
Grahnlaw Suomi Finland 4 Years, 1 Month, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Arbetsmarknadsnyckeln är en webbportal som erbjuder grundläggande information om spelrgelerna i arbetslivet i Finland. Arbetstagarens rättigheter och skyldigheter beskrivs kort och begripligt. Webbsidorna har skapats av de centrala arbetsmarknadso...
Perustietoa työelämästä: Työmarkkina-avain NEW
Grahnlaw Suomi Finland 4 Years, 1 Month, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Työmarkkina-avain on keskeisten työmarkkinajärjestöjen tuottama portaali, joka tarjoaa tietoa työelämän säännöksistä ja sopimuksista sekä oikeuksista ja velvollisuuksista. Verkkosivuston takana ovat: Akava, Elinkeinoelämän Keskusliitto...
The General Strike In France (?) NEW
Shiraz Socialst 4 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 19 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
. Olivier is a white-collar worker and a contact in France who spoke to us about the planned general strike there on Tuesday 12 October. We are in the last moments before the big strike on Tuesday; either we succeed in getting a move toward a general...
Es más que un cálculo electoral NEW
Basteiro 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 21 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Fue Ignacio Fernández Toxo, el secretario general de CCOO, el que dijo que esta huelga es una “gran putada”. Es el diagnóstico político al que muchas personas han llegado estos días. Por un lado, porque el Partido Popular, renombrado...
Días de trabajo NEW
La Oreja de Europa 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 23 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Esta sería la traducción literal de la feria del trabajo que se organiza en Bruselas este sábado dos de octubre. "Brussels Job Days", edición "Europa" consiste básicamente en dejar el máximo número de CVs en un día a un número limitado de em...
Le mercredi, c’est « euromanif » NEW
L'expérience européenne 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Bruxelles, Belgique Promenez-vous partout en Europe, le refrain sera toujours le même: les champions de la manif ? Les Français bien entendu! Pourtant demain, dans les rues de Bruxelles, ce sera l’Europe entière qui défilera. L’évèn...
Honoring the working class heroes of 9/11 NEW
Shiraz Socialst 4 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Home > About Us > This Is the AFL-CIO > Executive Council Statements Honoring the Heroes of 9/11 Pittsburgh, Pa. AFL-CIO Executive Council statement Today we meet on the anniversary of September 11, 2001 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,...
News from Ireland 2020: Michael O’Leary led for-profit trades union declares results. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 4 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
WorkRights, the private for-profit trades union founded by former Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary has posted a post-tax profit of €1.2m after its first year of operation. O’Leary, addressing the company’s first AGM, welcomed the profi...
Labour Friends of Italy NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 4 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 6 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
I am delighted to hear that two London Labour activists Lazzaro Pietragnoli from my own Camden who was a keen supporter of Labour’s last European campaign, and Susanna Bellino who is one of Labour biggest activists in Kingston have organised a...