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Judicial Victory for ITAMIL

The Italian Military Trade Union ITAMIL obtained an important judicial victory in defense of one of its leaders who had been transferred from Udine to Rome. The Ministry of Defense had already been convicted in the first instance for anti-union conduct but appealed against the sentence. The result was that …

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Retrospective Compensation Confirmed by Court for Overnight Hours for Greek Armed Forces

In May 2017, the Hellenic Ministry of National Defence, issued a Law [Article 127 4472/2017] concerning military salaries, including the overnight working hours compensation of the armed forces personnel. The aforementioned compensation was never given and therefore, in 2019 the Board of PFEARFU decided to undertake court action. The first positive …

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DBwV Holds 21st General Assembly

The German Armed Forces Association held its quadrennial general meeting in Berlin from 13 December to 16 December 2021. The three-day event was divided into a first day, during which formalities for the further course of the event were clarified in a first and second plenary debate. Of particular note …

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AUME Leaves the Plenary of the COPERFAS

The representatives of AUME at the plenary meeting of the Armed Forces Personnel Committee, held on 16 December 2021 at the Ministry of Defense, have left the meeting claiming the lack of dialogue on behalf of the current Minister regarding the main issues and conditions of the Military profession in …

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News From Germany

DBwV at 20th Berlin Security Conference The German Armed Forces Association successfully participated in the 20th Berlin Security Conference from 24 to 25 November 2021. Alongside the Munich Security Conference, this industry event is one of the most important forums for the exchange of information on current security and defence …

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On Duty in the Extreme Arctic

Danish CS’ members are drawn to the Arctic’s sense of community, the operative tasks, and the beautiful nature. However, as the ice melts and great power competition intensifies, one military analyst argue that CS’ Artic members must soon run even faster to keep up. The Arctic region is known as …

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PFEARFU: Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign for the Military Personnel

PFEARFU started a campaign against domestic violence for the military personnel. Gender-based violence in all its forms, and especially domestic violence, is characterized by a high crime rate, as most forms of domestic violence take place in a context of privacy. At the same time, the culture of tolerance of …

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Strengthening & Defending TU Rights for Public Sector: 2nd Regional Meeting Takes Place

The second regional meeting in EUROMIL’s joint project with EPSU and EuroCOP took place on 16 and 17 November 2021. The meeting focused on strengthening and defending trade union rights in the public sector in the context of Bulgaria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania. The two morning sessions followed …

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Spanish Military Call for ‘Dignified Remunerations’ in Madrid

Updated 18 October 2021 As scheduled, the demonstration of Spanish military, called by the three main professional associations, was held on 16 October under the moto: dignified remunerations. The march passed through the city center of Madrid to the Parliament building, where the representatives of AUME, ASFASPRO and ATME took …

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Documentary Highlights Abuse Allegations in Irish Defence Forces

On 11 September 2021, RTE Radio One – Ireland’s national broadcaster – released a documentary entitled ‘Women of Honour.’ The documentary, from journalist Katie Hannon, outlined allegations of decades long sexual abuse and harrassment against current and ex serving female members of the Irish Defence Forces. The women speaking on …

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