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EU Call for Tender: Mental health in the workplace

24 nov 2017
24/11/2017EU Call for Tender: Mental health in the workplace In most European countries, absences from work and early retirement due to mental illness have increased in recent years. This is the topic of a new call in Horizon 2020, the EU Research and Innovation funding programme. What action can an employer/...

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The European Pillar of Social Rights: a fresh chance to rebalance the social and economic dimensions of European integration?

24 nov 2017
On 8 November, the ETUI hosted a monthly forum to present the recent and timely work done by the institute’s own researchers on the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR). It is the second event in a series of activities by the ETUI that reflect on the nature of the EPSR, particularly in terms of…

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Social health inequalities top of the agenda at ETUI’s ‘Work and Cancer’ conference

24 nov 2017
‘Workplaces are not merely spaces where people work – they are spaces where people live their lives. Anything which would be prohibited on grounds of consumer health or environmental protection should also be prohibited in workplaces.’ These were the words with which Laurent Vogel, a researcher at the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), closed the…

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Start of a new edition of ETUI course for young trade union leaders

24 nov 2017
A new edition of the ETUI course “European training for young trade union leaders" took place in Bratislava on 10-14 October. 24 participants from 16 countries and 18 trade union organizations attended the first week of the training. Partners this year are KOZ Slovakia and CGT France. The second week of the course will take…

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Occupational cancers in the European Union cost €270-610 billion each year

24 nov 2017
On Tuesday 14 November, at the ‘Work and Cancer’ conference in Brussels, the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) will present the results of a study on the costs of work-related cancer in the European Union. The cost is immense: between €270 and €610 billion each year, which represents 1.8% to 4.1% of the gross domestic…

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YF Nieuwsbulletin november 2017

23 nov 2017
In deze editie: Geslaagde studiereis Suriname: het bewegingsapparaat YF Academy studiegids 2018 Geslaagde studiereis Suriname: het bewegingsapparaat De studiereis Suriname lichting 18–21 november 2017 was zeer geslaagd. Als het goed is zitten de deelnemers weer boordevol nieuwe kennis in het vliegtuig terug naar huis. Of ze zijn nog wat langer gebleven natuurlijk, om nog wat…

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The European Pillar of Social Rights: Bridging the gaps or falling short?

23 nov 2017
The events surrounding the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR) are approaching a conclusion, with an agreement in the Council to be expected in the coming days and the proclamation planned for the 17th of November in Gothenburg. Therefore, the time is ripe to reflect on whether the EPSR, also called ‘the last chance for…

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The ETUI is looking for a researcher on ergonomics and working conditions

22 nov 2017
The ETUI is currently looking for a a researcher on ergonomics and working conditions to work in a team of around 7 researchers that covers a broad spectrum of occupational health and safety and working conditions issues from a European perspective. Her/his main task will be to design, conduct and manage in co-operation with colleagues…

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Enterprise Europe Network OSH Award Winner Announced

21 nov 2017
21/11/2017Enterprise Europe Network OSH Award Winner Announced The third edition of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) occupational safety and health (OSH) Award takes place during the EEN Annual Conference in Tallinn on 21 November. The OSH Award is handed over by DG GROW , EASME and EU-OSHA as a recognition...

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The European Pillar of Social Rights in historical perspective

21 nov 2017
In the run to the special ‘Social Summit’ due to be held in Gothenburg tomorrow, where details of the European Pillar of Social Rights are expected to be announced, read hereunder the blog article by ETUI General Director Philippe Pochet calling the EU to rebalance social and economic concerns by mounting an ambitious social programme.…

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