The Social Employers has 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.Read more
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.
The European Commission has published 16 European country reports, providing key information on the socio-economic consequences and policy responses to COVID-19.
The Social Employers presents their 2019 Annual Activity Report, to give an overview of the results and developments achieved during the year.
Since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Social Employers has taken actions to support social services in facing the numerous challenges.
The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) recently published a report on formal homebased care across the EU and the position of women as a worker and user.
On July 1, 2020, Germany takes over the EU Council Presidency for six months. AWO (Workers' Welfare Association), whose employer’s association (AGV AWO) is a member of the Social Employers, has set its expectations and formulated its demands on the German EU Council Presidency in a position paper.
On 22nd June, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a report presenting a cross-country assessment of long-term care (LTC) workers. Even if it considers a larger geographical zone than the EU, this report is full of assessments and good practices that can be taken into consideration in all the social services in the EU.
On 9th June 2020, the Social Employers and EPSU co-hosted the 3rd European Thematic Meeting in the framework of DialogueS, online in the form of a Webinar. The topic of discussion was “Safe and healthy workplaces in Social Services during and after the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of Social Partners".
The Federation of European Social Employers together with the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) developed a joint position paper on Recruitment and Retention in European Social Services.
On 17 june, the Commission released a report which will provide the basis of a consultation leading to a European action plan in 2021 to address demographic issues. This action plan will have an impact on social policies and in healthcare sector.
On 25th June, an online summit will take place to discuss the role of the European Union in supporting social services provision.
On Tuesday 9th June, the Social Employers together with EPSU will host their 3rd European Thematic Meeting in the framework of the DialogueS Project.
On 20th March the Social Employers hosted a webinar to discuss about the initiatives developed by social services employers to respond to the Covid-19 outbreak in the sector.
The European Commission and the President of the European Council launched in mid-April a joint European Roadmap. It is an exit strategy with recommendations to Member States.
Employee and employer representatives in the social economy in Austria have concluded their negotiations on a collective agreement.
On 17th April, the Social Employers together with the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU), sent a joint letter to Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights and to Stella Kyriakides, Commissioner for Health to call to action on COVID-19.
On 26 February 2020, the European Commission has published the European Semester Winter Package, including 28 country reports in all EU member states languages.