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Fabienne Scandella

Is Europe heading towards the eclipse of 'psychosocial risks' at work?

At a time when no one can dispute the growing importance of 'psychosocial risks' and when the very use of this expression for these risks is becoming routine, in European circles a semantic shift towards the more inclusive topic of mental health is developing and solidifying. Under the guise of widening the debate, the expression “psychosocial... Find out more

Benchmarking Working Europe 2008

Since the launch of the Lisbon Strategy, the ETUC together with the ETUI-REHS has produced an annual Benchmarking publication for the European Social Summit. Its aim is to establish what progress has been made in selected areas of importance to workers and which are of crucial significance for a Social Europe. This year’s report tackles the issue... Find out more

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April 28, 2022

Registrations open for a new online course on tackling psychosocial risks in platform and gig work 

Digitalisation of work creates new forms of work organisations, new management practices, and new ways of labour outsourcing that challenge many aspects of “traditional” work or “old” roles. Even if... Find out more

June 22, 2018

ILO to draft sexual harassment treaty

On 8 June, the International Labour Organization (ILO) agreed to draft an international treaty to protect workers from sexual harassment and violence. Find out more

May 28, 2018

Defining the spirit of a European directive on psychosocial risks

On 26 and 27 April 2018 the European Trade Union Network on Psychosocial Risks met for the fifth time, in Tuusula, Finland. There were 27 participants, representing trade union organisations from 16... Find out more

May 03, 2018

One in every five European workers endures work-related stress

Some 18 % of European workers say that they endure stress at work every day, according to the opinion survey ‘The Workforce View in Europe 2018’, published in March by the private human resources... Find out more

April 13, 2018

A new survey raises concerns about the health of nursing staff

More than 40 % of nurses believe that their work often has an impact on their health, reveals a French survey published at the beginning of April by the National Order of Nurses. Find out more