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NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Bratislava, Slovakia

The 2019 spring session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) took place in the ancient halls of Bratislava Castle (Slovakia) from 31 May to 3 June 2019. “We come together at the convergence of three significant anniversaries” Madeleine Moon, NATO PA President, said. “NATO’s 70th anniversary and the 15th …

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Euromil News

Court of Justice of the European Union Ruled on Implementation of Working Time Directive

On 14 May 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union published a new judgment regarding the implementation of the Working Time Directive (WTD). The case In the present case, a Spanish trade union (CCOO) complained about the practice of the a German firm (Deutsche Bank) towards Spanish employees, …

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Meeting Document

Investing In Defence Personnel Is The Safer Option

Abstract – The Presidents of four Dutch trade unions wrote an open letter to the Cabinet which was published in one of the big Dutch newspapers. It is ‘a wake-up’ call and a call for more money to be made available for collective bargaining. The reason? After years of spending …

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PSOE Declared Openly That Model Of Permanent Troop And Mariner Is Not Possible

Abstract – The professional military associations meet with members of the political groups present in the Defence Committee of the Congress of Deputies to discuss the main problems of the scale. The PP finally declined attendance at that meeting. Please find the original version of this article hereunder. For more …

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The Defence on the Spanish Electoral Campaign

Abstract – Mariano Casado Sierra as the head of the legal office of AUME and member of the “Observatory of the Military Life” in Spain, has written this article published on Infolibre “www.infolibre.es”, which describes the proposals given by the political parties about the Defence, but pointing mainly on the …

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How to Recruit Within the Generation Z

Many European defence organizations are struggling with a recruitment problem. They are unable to fill in the required workforce strength with a sufficient number of young recruits. A poorly executed recruitment campaign is often at the origin of this problem.  But how can a recruiting campaign work? Bridging the generation …

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Euromil News

EUROMIL Position Paper on Recruitment and Retention

Several trends have influenced the recruitment of personnel of the European armed forces during the last years. Firstly, during the last decades, European armed forces were steadily downsized. In the context of the so-called peace-dividend which was expected after the end of the Cold War, European governments reduced their defence …

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Reintegration of Spanish Soldiers in the Labour Market

Abstract – ATME, one of EUROMIL’s Spanish member associations, reached different agreements on the reintegration of Spanish soldiers – who left the armed forces at age 45 – into the civilian labour market. In Melilla, ATME reached an agreement with the local government that could become an example for the …

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P.FE.AR.F.U Participation in Committee of Defence and Foreign Affairs

Abstract – On Tuesday, 16 April 2019, P.FE.AR.F.U officially participated in the Committee of Defence and Foreign Affairs in the Greek Parliament in order to discuss and submit proposals on the new draft law of the MoD. The consultation concerns a draft law about the recruitment, conscription, military justice, support and care arrangements for the …

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Call of Portuguese Associations

Abstract – Six associations representing the Armed Forces, the Republican National Guard (GNR) and the Maritime Police called for the intervention of the President of the Republic to “restore justice” by promoting a “complete restoration” of service time after thawing of careers. Meeting in plenary on 15 April 2019, in …

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