Thursday 27 April 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 - 18 April 2017

  • President Tusk at CEEP Public Services Summit 2017, 28 June
  • Draft minutes of last Public Services Board meeting
  • CEEP Energy Task Force: New draft CEEP opinion and Invitation to phone conference 

CEEP UK News Alert - 30 March 2017

  • CEEP Water Task Force: CALL FOR INPUT on policy options for DWD review
  • REMINDER: CEEP SGI Task Force meeting on Monday 3 April 2017

CEEP UK News Alert - 24 March 2017

  • CEEP Transport Task Force: Final draft CEEP response to Clean Vehicles Directive Consultation
  • CEEP Water Task Force: Draft CEEP Comments on Commission Roadmap on DWD Review
  • Invitation to CEEP Public Services Board meeting on 4 April 2017
  • Invitation to next CEEP SGI Task Force meeting on 3 April 2017
  • Eversheds Sutherland : E-briefings, Updates and Conferences

CEEP UK News Alert - 17 March 2017

In this issue:

  • REMINDER: Call for input for Data Economy Consultation
  • European Parliament vote on waste legislation review
  • CEEP Water Task Force: Last week’s events on water reuse
  • CEEP Transport Task Force: Draft CEEP Response to EC Consultation on Coach/ Bus Liberalisation
  • CEEP Energy Task Force: Revised draft CEEP opinion on Clean Energy Package
  • Chief EU TiSA Negotiator at next CEEP SGI Task Force & CEEP Response to ongoing Consultation
  • Social Europe e-newsletter : 14 March 2017

CEEP UK News Alert - 3 March 2017

In this issue:

  • CEEP Water Task Force: Call for input and Commission Roadmap
  • CEEP Public Services Board: Call for input on Late Payment Directive
  • Social Europe e-newsletter : 28 February 2017
  • Eversheds Sutherland : E-briefings, Updates and Conferences

CEEP UK News Alert - 24February 2017

  • CEEP Environment Task Force: Update regarding waste legislation review and HP14
  • Member of European Parliament at next CEEP Energy Task Force meeting – 9 March 2017
  • CEEP Transport Task Force: Draft agenda of next meeting on 9 March 2017
  • Social Europe e-newsletter : 21 February 2017 

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