The Social Employers submitted its feedback on the European Commission’s public consultation on a future EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at work, highlighting specific issues and needs from the social services employers’ perspectives.Read more
The Social Employers submitted its feedback on the European Commission’s public consultation on a future EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at work, highlighting specific issues and needs from the social services employers’ perspectives.
Portugal has presented its programme in the framework of its Presidency of the Council of the European Union, including the implementation of actions and financial instruments to promote a coordinated response to COVID-19.
The Social Employers submitted its feedback to contribute to the European Commission’s green paper on ageing roadmap, focusing on five key points.
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.
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.
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.
The EU Commission has opened the consultation period on the European Pillar of Social Rights. Views can be presented until 30 November 2020.
The European Commission has published 16 European country reports, providing key information on the socio-economic consequences and policy responses to COVID-19.
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 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.
On the 5th March the von der Leyen Commission launched the EU Gender Equality Strategy, as a framework for the Commission to work for a Union of Equality.
Newly OECD findings on collective bargaining as a tool to respond to the new trends affecting the world of work and to prevent rising labour market inequalities.
The newly published report, developed by the former French minister of Labour Myriam El Khomri, proposes 59 measures to improve the image of elderly care work in France.
On 17th October, the Social Employers and EPSU co-hosted a European Meeting on the topic “Socially responsible Public Procurement for Social Services”. Speakers and participants included representatives of Employers and Trade Unions, as well as from European Institutions.
The report outlines the main characteristics of the social services sector in Luxembourg. It also focuses on the different actors involved in social dialogue and collective bargaining agreements in the sector.