Tuesday 28 February 2017

Influencing Employment Matters and Engaging in Social Dialogue at European Level

East Midlands Councils provides a mechanism for local authorities to be part of consultation groups influencing the development of employment matters at European level, including new EC Directives.

East Midlands is a member of CEEP UK which represents the interests of public sector employers in the UK and is part of CEEP, one of the main partners recognized by the EU as representing employers in negotiations on European level employment issues and legislation.   Key current issues include procurement, equality (particularly equal pay), youth unemployment, working time.

CEEP UK’s newsletters provide an update on recent developments at European level on workforce matters and the most recent newsletters can be downloaded from the links below:

CEEP UK News Alert - 17 February 2017

In this issue:

  • European Parliament vote in favour of CETA
  • European Parliament agreed on its position on the Emissions Trading System reform
  • CEEP Water Task Force: Follow-up to this week’s meeting
  • CEEP Sustainability Board: Next steps following this week’s meeting

CEEP UK News Alert - 3 February 2017

In this issue:

  • CEEP Public Services Board: VAT Rules for Public Bodies
  • CEEP Energy Task Force: Second Report on State of the Energy Union
  • CEEP Environment Task Force: Publication of Waste to Energy Communication and other Commission documents
  • REMINDER: Call for input to CEEP opinion on Winter Energy Package
  • CEEP Sustainability Board meeting on 8 February 2017 – Additional information
  • CEEP Environment Task Force meeting on 7 February 2017 – Additional information
  • CEEP Water Task Force meeting on 7 February 2017 – Additional documents
  • Social Europe e-newsletter : 31 January 2017
  • Eversheds : E-briefings, Updates and Conferences

CEEP UK News Alert - 26 January 2017

  • CEEP Environment Task Force: First Draft CEEP Response to REACH Consultation
  • REMINDER: Draft CEEP Response to Consultation on Water Reuse
  • CEEP Environment Task Force: Vote on waste legislation in Parliament ENVI Committee
  • CEEP Environment Task Force: Draft agenda of next meeting on 7 February 2017
  • CEEP Water Task Force: Draft agenda for meeting on 7 February 2017
  • Commission  Director at next  CEEP  Sustainability  Board meeting on 8 February 2017
  • CEEP Sustainability Board: Draft agenda of next meeting on 8 February 2017

CEEP UK News Alert - 19 January 2017

  • REMINDER: CEEP Event on SME Definition at European Parliament
  • Commission urges Member States to transpose EU Public Procurement Package
  • Commission Roadmaps on VAT-related policy initiatives
  • Commission proposals on e-privacy and the European data economy
  • CEEP SGI Task Force: Commission consultation on investment dispute resolution in trade agreements

CEEP UK News Alert - 6 January 2017

 In this issue:

  • CEEP Public Services Board: CEEP Work Programme 2017
  • CEEP Water Task Force: Update on Drinking Water Directive Review
  • CEEP Public Services Board: Update and call for input
  • CEEP Public Services Board: CEEP Work Programme 2017
  • SAVE THE DATE | EESC public hearing on “The situation of refugees and migrants with disabilities” (Brussels, 14.02.2017)
  • The EU’s Celebration of Skills in Europe held in Brussels – December 2016

CEEP UK News Alert - 9 December 2016

In this issue:

  • REMINDER: CEEP response to Commission consultation on water reuse
  • REMINDER: CEEP response to Commission consultation on REACH REFIT evaluation
  • CEEP Transport Task Force: Proposal for draft CEEP contribution to debate on Eurovignette Directive
  • Next CEEP Environment Task Force meeting on 7 February 2017
  • Next CEEP Water Task Force meeting on 7 February 2017
  • Next CEEP Sustainability Board meeting on 8 February 2017
  • Social Europe e-newsletter : 6 December 2016
  • Eversheds : E-briefings, Updates and Conferences

CEEP UK News Alert - 1 December 2016

In this issue:

  • Publication of Commission Winter Energy Package
  • EIONET consultation on Trends of emissions of pollutants to water
  • Social Europe e-newsletter : 29 November 2016
  • Eversheds : E-briefings, Updates and Conferences