The Social Employers and the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) are joining the EU-OSHA 'Healthy Workplaces - Lighten the Load' campaign as official partners.Read more
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.
The EU Commission has opened a roadmap for feedback on the Disability rights strategy 2021-30 for further development and fine tuning of the initiative.
On 22nd October Nexem launched the “change lives” campaign to enhance the role of the social services workforce.
On 19th October 2020, the Social Employers and EPSU co-hosted online the Final Conference of the DialogueS project. The topic of discussion was “Social Dialogue in Social Services for a strong social Europe".
After the impact of COVID-19 breakout on the social services sector, the Social Employers together with the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) agreed on a Joint Position Paper on Preparing the social services sector for the COVID-19 resurgence and increasing its resilience.
On 19th October, Nicolas Schmit opened the DialogueS Final Conference organised by the Social Employers together with EPSU to discuss “Social Dialogue in Social Services for a strong social Europe”.
On 5th October the Social Employers together with Margarita and Pepsaee, discussed on the state of play of social dialogue in social services sector in Greece, in an online national event.
The EU Commission has opened the consultation period on the European Pillar of Social Rights. Views can be presented until 30 November 2020.
On 29th September, the Social Employers together with our Romanian member, FONSS hosted online the 2nd capacity building event to discuss the updates on social dialogue in the Romania social services sector.
New Eurofound report can contribute to the capacity building of social partners for effective social dialogue in the EU.