All countries across Europe have launched or are launching their COVID-19 vaccination programmes. Vaccine doses are limited at this point, and countries have defined priority groups for vaccination, including those persons most at risk of infection and mortality.Read more
All countries across Europe have launched or are launching their COVID-19 vaccination programmes. Vaccine doses are limited at this point, and countries have defined priority groups for vaccination, including those persons most at risk of infection and mortality.
A new Social Employers report aims to showcase the advantages of social dialogue for the social services sector and gather examples and recommendations for setting up such structures.
Eurofound just published a report including key findings on the long-term care (LTC) workforce and policy recommendations to address labour shortages and improve working conditions.
The Social Employers submitted its feedback to contribute to the European Commission’s green paper on ageing roadmap, focusing on five key points.
An interesting report from Kent university presents key findings on the impact of COVID-19 in the social services workforce and recommendations for the sector and its workforce.
The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) recommends investing in the care sector and increasing availability, affordability and quality of care services to reduce gender inequality.
On 2 December, the Social Employers participated in the kick-off meeting of a new project they are partner of, the Sowell (Social dialogue in welfare services) project. The meeting was hosted online by the project coordinator, the University of Milan’s Department for Social and Political Sciences.
The Social Employers' Dutch member Actiz published an article providing facts and figures on the Dutch care sector and clarifying some common misconceptions about the sector.
The Social Employers just adopted a new position paper, aimed at contributing to the European Commission’s consultation on the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR).
The Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Directorate-General (DG EMPL) has published its strategic plan 2020-2024.
On 18th November the EU commission published the proposal for a Joint Employment Report to analyse the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the employment and social situation in Europe.
On 29 October the Social Employers participated in a roadmap event of the European Social Economy Summit (EUSES).
In November the Commissioner for Jobs & Social Rights, Nicolas Schmit, and the Commissioner for Internal Market, Thierry Breton, have officially launched the Pact for Skills, a central element of the European Skills Agenda.
Our French member NEXEM together with Hospeem member, FEHAP, has launched a communication campaign highlighting the need to enhance the wages of employees in the social care sector.
The European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) has just released a report on the impact of Covid-19 on disability services in Europe.
On 3rd November, the project coordinator To Ergastiri hosted online the 2nd Transnational Project Meeting in the framework of the DDSkills project.
The report aims are to identify and evaluate existing courses for the development of digital skills in the health and social care domains.
Eurofound has published a report on the current situation to access Early childhood education and care (ECEC), healthcare and long-term care.