We will move into our new office premises from 12 to 16 November. Our services will not be operational and the office will be closed during this period. We ask for your understanding for any inconvenience caused.
Please note our new address, valid from 12 November 2012 :
European Federation of Public Service Unions
Rue Joseph II, 40 - Box 5
It was with great sorrow that we learned about the sudden and unexpected departure of Victor Duarte, the General Secretary of the Portuguese energy union Sindel. EPSU has sent its condolences to the union. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues. We wish them strength and courage.
(25 October 2011) The European Federation of Public Services (EPSU) is moved by the images of the earthquake that shook the Eastern part of Turkey. The eastern city of Van was hit by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on Sunday, 23 October. At this moment more than 270 people have been reported dead and more than a thousand people are injured in the quake.
The search and rescue operations are going on and there is a concern about death toll rise, in this moment we send a warm solidarity message (...)
(29 August 2011) When talking about environmental services, people think of waste management, renewable energy or water supply, but far less of recycling, river basin management or forest management and flood protection. Environmental services are a growth industry. Public Services unions must be present in this industry to protect workers’ interests and support them in providing a quality public service. As well as representing workers, EPSU cooperates with environmental organisations to (...)
(20 June 2011) Tomorrow the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) will be marching in the European demonstration in Luxembourg to protest against the European Commission plans for the Economic Governance and the Europact plus.
The demo will be heald as the European Finance Ministers meet in that city. On Thursday the European Parliament will vote this policy package and on Friday the Council will have the final showdown of the process with an agreement of the Europact plus (...)
In the 12th Congress of the European Trade Union Confederation the Athens Manifesto was approved. It gives the road map for the European trade unions in the coming four years. We would like to make this manifesto known to all unions in Europe. Here is the text. We also provide the translation in Russian.
The Athens Manifesto Athens Manifesto - EN Athens Manifesto - FR Athens Manifesto - (...)
ETUC call for action - for a fair and more equal Europe
The ETUC Congress decided to organise a European day of action on 21 June 2011. Mobilising for Social Europe at work place, national and European level (Luxembourg) to underline the fundamental disagreement with the course of European economic governance and the interference with collective bargaining. The day of action was announced with the adoption of the Congress Resolution.
ETUC press release on the day of action
(April 26) The European Federation of Public Services Unions (EPSU) will be participating in the upcoming 12th ETUC congress in Athens that has the slogan "Mobilising for Social Europe"
The 12th Congress of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) will take place in Athens on the 16-19 May 2011. The event is a crucial step in the development of the European trade union movements strategy for more employment and quality jobs, equality and social justice, in the context of a deep (...)
(29 de octubre 2010) Estimados compañeros de Comisiones Obreras,
Desde la Federación Sindical Europea de Servicios Públicos (FSESP) queremos expresar nuestra más sinceras condolencias por el fallecimiento de Marcelino Camacho esta madrugada en Madrid.
Sabemos que Marcelina Camacho ha sido un referente para el sindicalismo y los valores democráticos en España, y que su ausencia será sentida.
Os pedimos que paséis nuestras condolencias a sus familiares y amigos. Os acompañamos en el pensamiento (...)