5th meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Platform on social and economic rights

26/09/2017 Riga, Latvia

The 5th Meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on Social and Economic Rights, organised at the initiative of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia, aims in particular at initiating a discussion on the implementation of particular articles of the European Social Charter....

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136th meeting of the Governmental Committee of the European Social Charter and the European Code of Social Security

25-29/09/2017 Strasbourg, France

The Governmental Committee of the European Social Charter and the European Code of Social Security will convene for its 136th meeting from 25 to 29 September 2017 in Strasbourg to examine, among other points, the follow-up measures taken by the State Parties with respect to the 2016 Conclusions...

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Second meeting of the European Social Cohesion Platform

19-20/09/2017 Strasbourg, France

The European Social Cohesion Platform (PECS) will meet for the second time on 19-20 September 2017, in Strasbourg. The meeting will focus on the finalisation of the implementation of its mandate 2016-2017 and on possible future orientations. The Platform was created as an ad hoc committee to...

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New complaints registered concerning France

11/09/2017 STRASBOURG

The complaint Confédération générale du travail (CGT) v. France, 154/2017 was registered on 28 July 2017. It relates to article 4§2 (right to a fair remuneration) of the revised European Social Charter. The CGT alleges that French law 2016-1088 authorising the arrangement of working time for a...

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New complaints registered concerning Italy

11/09/2017 STRASBOURG

The complaint Unione sindacale di base –settore pubblico impiego (USB) v. Italy, No. 152/2017, was registered on 12 July 2017. It relates to Articles 1 (the right to work), 4 (the right to a fair remuneration), 6§4 (the right to bargain collectively – collective action), 10 (the right to...

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The perimeters of social Europe on the agenda of the autumn meetings of the AFDT

09/09/2017 Strasbourg, France

The French Association of labour law and social security (AFDT) and the Faculty of Law of the University of Strasbourg organised a meeting under the topic “The perimeters of social Europe” that took place at the European Court of Human Rights on 8 and 9 September 2017. The debate focused on the...

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294th Session of the European Committee of Social Rights

11-15/09/2017 Strasbourg, France

The European Committee of Social Rights will convene for its 294th session from 11 to 15 September 2017 in Strasbourg. The Committee will continue the examination of the draft Conclusions 2017 of the Charter with respect to the thematic group “Health, social security and social protection” as...

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Ukraine accepts additional provisions of the European Social Charter

01/09/2017

Following the adoption of the Law of Ukraine on the amendments to paragraph 2 of the “Law of Ukraine on the Ratification of the European Social Charter (Revised)” No. 163 and the verbal note sent to the Secretariat General on 31 July 2017, Ukraine is now bound by paragraphs 3 and 4 of Article 12...

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Decisions adopted by the European Committee of Social Rights at its 293rd session

26/07/2017 Strasbourg

The European Committee of Social Rights adopted during its 293rd session (3-7 July 2017) decisions on admissibility on the following collective complaints: University Women of Europe (UWE) v. Belgium, Complaint No. 124/2016 University Women of Europe (UWE) v. Bulgaria, Complaint No. 125/2016...

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Towards the establishment of a European Union’s “European Pillar of Social Rights”

10/07/2017 Strasbourg, France

The European Commission adopted a proposal to establish a “European Pillar of Social Rights” on 26 April 2017. This document sets out 20 principles and rights to support fair and well-functioning labour markets and welfare systems. It is designed as a compass for a renewed process of upward...

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