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Statement

Call to support swift progress on Work-Life Balance Directive at EPSCO Council

07. 12. 2017
On 26 April 2017, the European Commission proposed a Directive to “support work-life balance for parents and carers”, a topic that will be on the agenda of the upcoming EPSCO Council of 7 December 2017. The Estonian Presidency has started the discussion, but is it of the utmost importance that the file progresses without being watered down and without any barriers slowing down its approval.
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Thank you Ms Mogherini, but we need concrete steps on funding and fairness

18. 07. 2017
After a long battle and protests from interns, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini has responded to the EU Ombudsman’s demand that unpaid traineeships in EU external delegations must end. The Global Intern Coalition, along with its member organisations and partners, welcomes this acknowledgment that unpaid traineeships are damaging and unfair.