About: Staff unions

Future EU 31-01-2013

EU officials plan strike ahead of budget summit next week

Three European civil servants unions in Brussels plan a strike two days before the EU summit of 7-8 February to protest rumoured additional budget cuts. EURACTIV France reports.
Future EU 04-10-2011

Šef?ovi?: EU staff will keep high wages, but work more

To increase budget efficiency while maintaining salaries at the same level, the Commission is asking officials to work longer hours without giving additional compensation or other sweeteners. EURACTIV has spoken with European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šef?ovi?, as intensive negotiations with the staff unions are underway.

EU court upholds right to strike but sets limits

The right of trade unions to take collective action may be limited by employers' right to freedom of establishment, the European Court of Justice has ruled in the landmark Viking case.

Court to back trade-unions’ rights

In the much-disputed Laval and Viking cases, European Court of Justice advocates-general have strengthened trade unions' rights to take collective action against relocations and to enforce adherence to minimum-pay rules by service providers.