Downgrading secretarial jobs to hit women harder

en-savoir-plus-pdfThe proposal no longer to recruit officials for secretarial and clerical tasks and replace them by contract staff affects jobs held predominantly by women.

Composition of staff by nationality: a failure of geographical balance which risks getting worse

en-savoir-plus-pdfThe Staff Regulations and the CEOS lay down an obligation to recruit staff « on the broadest possible geographical basis from among nationals of Member States of the Communities ». Statistics provided by the Commission reveal a significant imbalance.

Under the sign of social regression

en-savoir-plus-pdfThe draft proposal for amending the Staff Regulations published by the Commission aims to achieve budget savings  by cutting staff by 5% in all institutions.