Police need a pay rise to keep us safe

By Peter Smets, EuroCOP delegate, Belgium Over recent years, we have seen significant changes in our lives. Previously, life in Europe was far removed from conflicts, economic problems etc.  We ...

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Not greedy, just fair

By Esther Lynch, ETUC Confederal Secretary When they demand pay rises, workers and trade unions are all too often described as greedy – but nothing could be further from the truth. Pay rises are ...

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Why pay rises boost the economy

By Ronald Janssen Wages across Europe have been suffering much in the aftermath of the Great Financial Crisis. Before the crisis, nominal wages were increasing at a rate of 3 to 3.5%. Since then ...

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