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Work-life balance: new EU level rights 04-04-2019

 
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Compromise agreement setting out minimum rights for parents and carers

On the 4th of April 2019, the European Parliament approved the text of the compromise agreement for a Directive on Work Life Balance with 490 votes in favour, 82 against and 48 abstentions. This development follows the formal adoption of the compromise trilogue agreement by the Council on February 6th.

 

Mitigating the impact of a no-deal Brexit 28-03-2019

 
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Contigency measures in the field of social security

The prospect of a withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union without an agreement raises major issues by putting an abrupt end to the freedom of movement of persons and the application of social security coordination rules.

Ensuring stronger rules and transparency on medical devices 27-02-2019

 
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Public health stakeholders call for timely application of new medical devices rules

The European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP), the European Hospital and Healthcare Federation (HOPE), the European Social Insurance Platform (ESIP), the International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies (AIM), Prescrire and the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) call for timely application of the new rules on medical devices and complete transparency concerning high-risk medical devices with public access to Eudamed.

Towards a European tracking system? 18-02-2019

 
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Joint pension communication conference with EAPSPI and Findyourpension

On the 5th of February, the first common (pension) communication conference organized by the associations EAPSPI and ESIP and the FindyourPension initiative took place at the University of Leuven. Representatives from various pension institutions and other stakeholders as well as researchers got together in order to discuss pension communication from a cross-border and cross-pillar perspective.