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January 27, 2021

Social Employers and EPSU, partners in EU-OSHA campaign “Healthy Workplaces – Lighten the load”

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.

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DG EMPL Strategic plan 2020-2024

November 26, 2020 - Policy News

DG EMPL Strategic plan 2020-2024

The Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Directorate-General (DG EMPL) has published its strategic plan 2020-2024.

EU Commission new publication: proposal for a Joint Employment Report 2021

November 25, 2020 - Policy News

EU Commission new publication: proposal for a Joint Employment Report 2021

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.

Social Employers co-host event in European Social Economy Summit

November 24, 2020

Social Employers co-host event in European Social Economy Summit

On 29 October the Social Employers participated in a roadmap event of the European Social Economy Summit (EUSES).

EC Pact for Skills: mobilising all partners to invest in skills

November 24, 2020 - Policy News

EC Pact for Skills: mobilising all partners to invest in skills

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.

NEXEM new communication campaign #PourquoiPasMoi

November 23, 2020 - Members News

NEXEM new communication campaign #PourquoiPasMoi

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.

EASPD report on the impact of COVID-19 on disability services in Europe

November 18, 2020

EASPD report on the impact of COVID-19 on disability services in Europe

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.

DDSkills project meeting: 2nd Transnational Project Meeting

November 18, 2020 - Project News

DDSkills project meeting: 2nd Transnational Project Meeting

On 3rd November, the project coordinator To Ergastiri hosted online the 2nd Transnational Project Meeting in the framework of the DDSkills project.

DDSkills project: new report on existing practices for new technologies courses in the Health and Social Care Sectors

November 10, 2020 - Project News

DDSkills project: new report on existing practices for new technologies courses in the Health and Social Care Sectors

The report aims are to identify and evaluate existing courses for the development of digital skills in the health and social care domains.

New Eurofound report on Access to care services: Early childhood education and care, healthcare and long-term care

October 28, 2020

New Eurofound report on Access to care services: Early childhood education and care, healthcare and long-term care

Eurofound has published a report on the current situation to access Early childhood education and care (ECEC), healthcare and long-term care.

EC Roadmap on the Disability rights strategy for 2021-30

October 28, 2020 - Policy News

EC Roadmap on the Disability rights strategy for 2021-30

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.

Nexem (FR) launches its campaign for the attractiveness of social professions

October 28, 2020 - Members News

Nexem (FR) launches its campaign for the attractiveness of social professions

On 22nd October Nexem launched the “change lives” campaign to enhance the role of the social services workforce.

DialogueS Final Conference “Social Dialogue in Social Services for a strong social Europe”

October 27, 2020 - Social Dialogue News Project News

DialogueS Final Conference “Social Dialogue in Social Services for a strong social Europe”

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".

Joint Position Paper on Preparing the social services sector for the COVID-19 resurgence and increasing its resilience

October 19, 2020 - Social Dialogue News

Joint Position Paper on Preparing the social services sector for the COVID-19 resurgence and increasing its resilience

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.

Nicolas Schmit thanks social services and highlights the importance of social dialogue to achieve resilient and inclusive societies

October 18, 2020

Nicolas Schmit thanks social services and highlights the importance of social dialogue to achieve resilient and inclusive societies

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”.

Capacity building for Social dialogue in Social services: 2nd national event in Greece

October 7, 2020 - Project News

Capacity building for Social dialogue in Social services: 2nd national event in Greece

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.

Consultation on the European Pillars of Social Rights

October 5, 2020 - Policy News

Consultation on the European Pillars of Social Rights

The EU Commission has opened the consultation period on the European Pillar of Social Rights. Views can be presented until 30 November 2020.

2nd Capacity building event for Social dialogue in Romanian Social services

October 1, 2020 - Project News

2nd Capacity building event for Social dialogue in Romanian Social services

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 on capacity building for effective social dialogue in the EU

October 1, 2020

New Eurofound report on capacity building for effective social dialogue in the EU

New Eurofound report can contribute to the capacity building of social partners for effective social dialogue in the EU.

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