Euromil News

Trade Union Rights for Public Sector Workers: Joint Project Launch

This joint project is kindly supported by the European Commission. On 25 and 26 May 2021, EUROMIL participated in launching its joint project with EPSU and EuroCOP on ‘Strengthening and Defending Trade Union Rights in the Public Sector.’ The joint project intends to assess current legislative frameworks across the EU …

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Euromil News

Military Trade Unionism in Italy: Murder or Suicide?

Let’s try to get the picture of what follows without going into details. What is it about? In 2017, the Italian forestry corps was integrated into the Carabinieri and therefore placed under military status. Consequently, members of the forestry corps lost the right to form and join trade unions. As …

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Euromil News

Launch of the Compendium on Human Rights of Armed Forces Personnel

A recording of the event is now available to view here. On 5 March 2021, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and the Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF) launched the Compendium of standards, good practices and recommendations on Human Rights of Armed Forces Personnel. The Compendium presents …

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Members news

Better Working Conditions Agreed for Armed Forces of Malta

EUROMIL welcomes the €8.2 million agreement reached between the Maltese Government and the General Workers’ Union (GWU) in November 2020. After internal restructuring, the Union representing the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) has established a committee within the GWU and the recent agreement has committed to ensuring better working conditions …

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Spanish Professional Military Associations: Absent From the Military Easter

AUME denounces that the yearly act of the military in the Royal Palace, called PASCUA MILITAR (“Military Easter”), is going to be held for another year without the presence of the representatives of the Professional Associations, which means ignoring a fundamental instance of the Armed Forces in a democratic state. …

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The role of military trade unions in tackling discrimination in the armed forces

The European Organisation of Military Associations and Trade Unions (EUROMIL) will hold an online discussion on “The role of military trade unions in tackling discrimination in the armed forces” on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 from 12:00 to 13:30 CET. Despite existing European and national legislation and policies, many people continue …

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Euromil News

Military Trade Unionism Discussed in Rome

Gerard Guinan, General Secretary of PDFORRA, recently attended a meeting on behalf of EUROMIL organised by Senator Vincenzo D’Arienzo for members of the Italian Armed Forces representative bodies. The meeting was well attended with representatives from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Guardia de Finanzia and Carbenerri. The meeting was moderated …

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Euromil News

Roundtable on Military Associations in Tallinn, Estonia

On 23 May 2017, EUROMIL organised a roundtable discussion on military associations in Estonia. As a follow-up to the “Roundtable on the Role of Military Associations and Unions in the Baltic Countries and Eastern Region” organised by EUROMIL in cooperation with OSCE ODIHR in June 2016, EUROMIL now focused on …

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