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ILO: New international labour standard to combat violence, harassment, at work agreed

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PRESS RELEASE: GENEVA (ILO News) – A new Convention and accompanying Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the world of work have been adopted by the International Labour Conference  (ILC). The Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019, and Violence and Harassment Recommendation, 2019 , were adopted by delegates on the final day of the Centenary International Labour Conference, in Geneva. For the Convention, 439 votes were cast in favour, seven against, with 30 abstentions. The Recommendation was passed with 397 votes in favour, 12 votes against and 44 abstentions. The Convention recognizes that violence and harassment in the world of work [...]

Resolution on digital transformation in the world of work

By |Categories: Artificial intelligence, Bratislava, Burnout, Congress, Digital revolution, Right to disconnect, Stress, USF - Union Syndicale Fédérale|

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 [...]

Resolution on contractual precarity in European public services

By |Categories: Bratislava, Congress, Precarity, Precarity, USF - Union Syndicale Fédérale, Working conditions|

The Congress is convinced that a fair contract management policy, respectful of the rights enshrined in the European Social Charter and the relevant European directives, is the only guarantee of the competence, independence and permanence of the European public service whose role, in the light of worrying trends unfolding in Europe, is more necessary today than ever. Resolution on precarity in European Public Services

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 [...]