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EU General Court Ruling Disappoints EPSU and Weakens European Social Dialogue

On 24 October 2019, the EU General Court released a ruling in the case of the European Public Service Union (EPSU) vs. the European Commission. The Court concluded that the European Commission’s right of initiative means that it can decide on whether or not to make social partner agreements legally …

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PFEARFU met with Greek Deputy Minister of National Defence

Abstract – On Monday, 26 August 2019 PFEARFU held a formal meeting with the Deputy Minister of National Defence, Mr. Alkiviadis Stefanis. During the meeting the main issue discussed, was the Deputy Minister’s proposal for a new Corps of Non Commissioned Officers. He stressed that there would be a comprehensive social dialogue on …

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PFEARFU Met Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

Abstract – On Thursday, 1 August 2019 PFEARFU, one of EUROMIL’s Greek member associations, held a formal meeting with the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Mr. Panagiotis Mitarachi. During the meeting the PFEARFU delegation stressed the issues of the working time directive, pensions and allowances for hazardous duties. The …

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German Bundestag Passed Important Bill for the German Armed Forces

Abstract – The German Bundestag passed the “BwEinsatzBerStG”, which aims to improve the readiness for duty of the German Armed Forces. The “BwEinsatzBerStG” changes different laws in order to improve the social and legal regulations of the operational conditions for soldiers, soldiers with temporary contracts and reservists. The DBwV was involved …

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Speech of HKKF President Vinther at EPSU Congress

The HKKF President and EUROMIL Board Member Flemming Vinther delivered a speech at the EPSU Congress in Dublin this year. The full text of the speech is available hereunder. For more information, please contact HKKF. Dear delegates, dear EPSU colleagues I am pleased to note that the basic right to …

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Salaries and Payments of Military Personnel in Spain

Abstract – Spanish military associations, including EUROMIL member associations ATME and AUME, have requested a specific meeting of the COPERFAS about the salaries and payments of military personnel. The associations held a press conference in which the President of ATME insisted that it is necessary to update the salaries of …

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New Minister of Defence Meets With Military Associations

The new Portuguese National Defence Minister (MoD), João Gomes Cravinho, who took office since mid-October, responding to a request previously made, met last 27 November 2018 with the National Association of Sergeants. The Chairman, Mário Ramos, the Vice-President, Norberto Mateus and the Director of the newspaper “O Sargento” and Board …

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EUROMIL Releases Recommendations in View of the European Elections

During its 118th Presidium Meeting, EUROMIL released recommendations for policy makers, politicians and interested civilians in the view of the upcoming European elections in May 2019. The recommendations suggest concrete steps which could be taken to enhance the situation of military personnel all over Europe. Policies and regulations are needed to …

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Roundtable on Military Trade-Unionism and Advancing Social Dialogue in Belgrade

On 1 October 2018, EUROMIL had the pleasure to meet with representatives of Serbian military trade unions at an informal roundtable discussion focusing on the military trade-unionism and advancing the social dialogue. The meeting aimed at bringing together the relevant Serbian stakeholders to discuss the current situation in Serbia and …

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AUME Requested Removal of Chief Executive of Personnel

Abstract – AUME requested, last 7th of September, to the chief executive of personnel in the Armed Forces, to be removed of his responsibilities after blocking the different proposals made by the main professional Associations members of the COPERFAS (Council of personnel of the Armed Forces) for being accepted as …

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