EESC – Harassment

EESC – Harassment

Our actions

DateSubject
2021
7/05/21Note for the attention of Mrs Christa Schweng, President of the European Economic and Social Committee – EP decision of 28 April on the 2019 discharge – Texts adopted – 2019 discharge: EU general budget – European Economic and Social Committee – Thursday, 29 April 2021 (europa.eu) Judgment T-843/19 of the Court of the same day finding the illegality of the EESC’s “procedure” for the reclassification of Temporary Agents of the groups, in that it MISSED ALL, one after the other, the rules and fundamental principles of our Staff Regulations !( CURIA – Documents (europa.eu))
3/11/20Note for the attention of M. Gianluca Brunetti, Secretary General of the European Economic and Social Committee – Harassment at the EESC: with 608 VOTES FOR AND ONE SINGLE VOTE AGAINST, the EP DEFINITIVELY REFUSES the 2018 discharge to the Secretary-General of the EESC for the errors committed in the prevention and management of the cases of harassment that R&D had denounced! UNPRECEDENTED for a European institution!
14/10/20Note for the of M. Gianluca Brunetti, Secretary-General of the European Economic and Social Committee – Harassment cases at the EESC: the CONT Committee proposes with an overwhelming majority (25 to 1) to the EP plenary to definitively refuse the 2018 discharge to the EESC!
21/09/20Note for the attention of M. Gianluca Brunetti, Secretary General of the European Economic and Social Committee – Harassment at the European Economic and Social Committee: Withdrawal of Mr Krawczyk’s candidacy for the presidency of the EESC and lack of concrete assistance measures for victims on the part of the EESC administration
7/07/20Note to the attention of Mr Gianluca Brunetti, Secretary General of the European Economic and Social Committee – Harassment of the European Economic and Social Committee: the Belgian public prosecutor refers the matter to the Criminal Court in Brussels
15/06/20Note to the attention of Mr Gianluca Brunetti, Secretary General of the EESC – Decision of the EESC Bureau of 10 June 2020 concerning cases of harassment and other inappropriate behaviours
15/05/20Note to the attention of Mr Gianluca Brunetti, Secretary General of the European Economic and Social Committee – EP decision of last 14 May 2020 refusing the discharge concerning the implementation of the budget of the European Economic and Social Committee for financial year 2018, following the report of the hearing of OLAF confirming several proven cases of harassment and other inappropriate behaviours within the EESC
3/03/20Note to the attention of Mr Gianluca Brunetti, Secretary-General of the European Econiomic and Social Committee – Refusal by the Parliament’s Committee on Budgetary Control (CONT) to adopt the discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the European Economic and Social Committee for the financial year 2018 following the in camera hearing of the Director-General of OLAF on the report of confirmed cases of harassment and other inappropriate behaviour within the EESC
11/02/20Note to the attention of Mr Gianluca BRUNETTI, Secretary-General of the European economic and social committee – Your message of 3 February to staff regarding “cases of harassment at the EESC” and the questions which we are submitting for your appreciation
28/01/2020Note to the attention of Mr. Gianluca Brunetti, Secretary General of the European Economic and Social Committee – OLAF report on several cases of harassment at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC); OLAF having already passed its finding to Belgian judicial authorities for further consideration
2019
13/05/2019Note à l’attention de M. Luca Jahier, Président du CESE – Nouvel organigramme du CESE
12/04/2019Note à l’attention de M. Luca Jahier, Président du CESE – Votre note à mon attention en date du 19 mars 2019
14/03/2019Open letter to the Members of the European Economic and Social Committee
12/02/2019Note to the attention of Mr Luca Jahier, President of the EESC and Mr Gianluca Brunetti
Secretary General of the EESC
EP Today article of 21 January 2019 on cases of harassment in the EESC – Report of the European Ombudsman proposing new measures against harassment in the EU institutions
2018
17/12/2018Note for the attention of Mr Brunetti, Secretary General of EESC – Management of harassment cases in the EESC
26/11/2018Note à l’attention de Mme Ingebor GRAESSLE, Présidente de la Commission du Contrôle budgétaire du Parlement européen – Absence d’une véritable politique de gestion des cas de harcèlement au sein des institutions – Décharge 2017 du CESE – Questions relatives au harcèlement

Press articles

PressDateTitle
euobserver31/01/2020‘Law of silence’ reigns over EESC leaders, says staff unionread
euobserver22/01/2020Senior Polish member at EU body faces Belgian abuse proberead
euobserver22/01/2020Alleged ‘bully’ nominated for EESC presidencyread
nedinfonl22/01/2020Alleged Polish bully at EU body may face Belgian proberead
euobserver23/09/2019EU institution beset by harassment claimsread
POLITICO21/02/2019EU body updates rules on harassmentread
POLITICO20/12/2018EU body mulls new harassment sanctions after bullying complaintsread