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Carola supports research to reveal corporate lobbying on trade agreements

Thursday, May 22, 2014


Many unions responded to a call to give a present to Carola by donating to Corporate Observatory Europe (CEO). Carola Fischbach-Pyttel is no longer running for re-election as EPSU General Secretary and will soon retire. She had expressed the wish not to receive any presents.

A social model worth fighting to save

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Many PSI members want to know how public services unions in Europe are opposing and fighting for an alternative to the unprecedented attack on workers and unions rights. They recognise that the European unions contributed to building this social model, through collective bargaining and social dialogue, which provides the basis for equitable distribution of wealth, including universal access to quality public services. This model is unique, special, and is the aspiration of many workers in the world.

PRESS COMMUNICATION - Victory for democracy, Suez must listen to the people of Thessaloniki!

Monday, May 19, 2014

The citizens of Thessaloniki held a self-organised referendum on the privatisation of their water company yesterday, 18 May 2014. They overwhelming rejected proposals to privatise the company with 98% of votes against. The referendum was organised with the local support of the 11 municipalities of the metropolitan area. The mayors defied a last-minute attempt by the Greek government to clamp down on this popular initiative, threatening the volunteers with arrest by the police. The result is a success for the campaigners for public water!

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