The fourth meeting of the EPSU Youth network took place at the UNISON Head Quarters.
The participants represented unions in Britain, Finland, Norway, Italy, Turkey, Montenegro, Latvia, Hungary, Belarus and Romania from all EPSU sectors. The meeting was opened by UNISON assistant General Secretary Karen Jennings that explained the situation in Britain for young workers in the public sector and the effects of the austerity measures of the coalition government and well as the long standing (...)
4 April 2013, 09h00 – 16h00
UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY
Dear members of the youth network,
As mentioned in the previous email the first meeting of the Network in 2013 will take place in London on April 4th from 9.30 until 16.30h at the UNISON Headquarters, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY. This is very near of the Kings Cross Eurostar station (that also means that Luton, Stansted and Gatwick airports are well connected). So relatively cheap flights should (...)
(17 January 2013) We are pleased to invite you to the launch of the EPSU report on TRAINING, JOBS AND DECENT WORK FOR YOUNG PEOPLE in the public sector.
This report examines the extent to which young workers are employed in three sections of the public services and are affected by precarious employment in these sectors. It also looks into the approaches adopted by EPSU affiliates, public sector unions, to respond to the challenge posed by the treatment of young workers in public services, (...)
TRAINING, JOBS AND DECENT WORK FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
A report for EPSU by Nick Clark, Senior Research Fellow -
Working Lives Research Institute, May 2012
(5 September 2012) On August 14 and 15, EPSU organised a youth seminar in the Kyrgyz city of Jalal-Abad with its local affiliate, the Health Workers Union of Kyrgyzstan. About 30 people participated in the seminar that had as subject how the trade unions engage young workers using social media, campaigns and collective actions. For the Kyrgyz young health workers the main issue at stake was migration, specially towards Russia, where wages are much higher. Like in many other European (...)
(13 June 2012) From June 8th until June 10th the second EPSU youth network meeting took place in the middle of the Ardennes (La Roche-en-Ardenne), Belgium. About 20 members of the network gathered to take stock of all the discussions that the members of the network have had in different EPSU structures for the past 6 months.
In the first meeting in December 2011 it was decided to mainstream issues for young public sector workers across EPSU and EPSU affiliates. So far different members of (...)
ETUI & EPSU Training seminar : Floréal - La Roche en Ardenne (B)
8 - 10 June 2012
The Education Department of the European Trade Union Institute is organising a joint course with the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) on Organising young workers in the public sector for trade union renewal which will be held from 8 to 10 June 2012 in La Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium.
Raise awareness of the role of a European trade union in the social dialogue as well as help (...)
(20 December 2011) The European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) had its first meeting of the recently established Youth Network. More than 30 young workers from 22 European countries attended the event. The meeting took place on December 12th and 13th in Brussels and it was a great opportunity for young workers in the public sector to debate and take stock of the current state of affairs in the public sector across Europe.
Youth unemployment is on average twice as much as the (...)
12-13 December 2011
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(17 November 2011) The weekend of October 28th to 30th a group of more than twenty young trade unions´ members from the Czech and Slovak Republic attended a 3 day seminar in the middle of the south Moravian countryside, the so called Cow Mountain, Bořetice, to discuss the possibilities and different approaches in recruiting and organising, ie, how to attract young workers and how to improve their skills and abilities to obtain the desired goal in their trade union work. This seminar was (...)