The Social Employers submitted its position for the European Commission’s public consultation on a European approach to micro-credentials, highlighting opportunities for the social services sector and the role of social dialogue.Read more
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.
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".