Tag: ECB

Outcome of Mario Draghi´s End of Mandate survey

ECB Staff Trade Union IPSO has made a survey among ECB staff asking them to assess the Performance of Mario Draghi as a President of the ECB. We are sharing the main findings below. Journalists are invited to contact us if they need more details. Mario Draghi is assessed to have been a very good…
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24. October 2019 0
Constantin Costa-Gavras ipsomovie night 2019

IPSO Screens German Film Première of “Adults in the Room” by Costa-Gavras in the ECB

World renowned Film Director Costa-Gavras came in person to present his latest movie at the European Central Bank. Scenario based on Yanis Varoufakis political memoirs. Story depicts attempts of the newly elected Greek Government to renegotiate the bailout conditions imposed by the Eurogroup and European Institutions in 2015. Future ECB President Christine Lagarde said to…
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11. October 2019 0

Open letter to the future ECB president

Tension is increasing at the ECB. A letter from the ECB staff Union IPSO to Mario Draghi’s successor Opaque working contracts, temporary workers, burnout, outsourcing, little or no staff involvement – nobody assumes such grievances in one of the leading institutions in Europe, the European Central Bank (ECB) whose headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main.…
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14. September 2019 0

IPSO supports ECB staff access to justice

IPSO has paid the pension reform legal costs IPSO has just paid ca 60,000 EUR of legal fees charged by the ECB on its own staff seeking redress for the unfair pension cut of 2009. 10 years after the reform, the ECB has invoiced its own staff a total amount of 138,000 EUR, reduced by…
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13. September 2019 0

IPSOpinion: Quinn Slobodian speaking

Quinn Slobodian is a historian of modern German and international history with a focus on North-South politics, social movements, and the intellectual history of neoliberalism. He is the author of Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism (Harvard University Press, 2018). Professor of History at Wellesley University, he also regularly publishes articles…
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28. June 2019 0
Prof. Jörg Bibow Skidmore College

Prof. Jörg Bibow speaking at Ipsonomics Seminar

Prof. Jörg Bibow, Professor of Economics at Skidmore College, was the speaker at the Ipsonomics seminar on 14 May 2019, talking about “How to redesign the fiscal regime of the Eurozone – lessons from US and Eurozone experiences”. Main topics of his presentation were: Optimum currency area theory and EU labour market policies Competitive internal…
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10. June 2019 0

Open Letter to NCBs on staffing situation at the ECB

IPSO releases an Open Letter to the NCBs on the staffing situation at the ECB IPSO, the sole trade union recognised at the ECB, has sent an open letter to the National Central Bank governors of the Eurosystem requesting a rectification of the staffing situation at the ECB. 1,000 permanent full time positions should be…
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27. March 2015 0