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September 9, 2022 - Policy News

A European Care Strategy that addresses staff shortages

On 7 September, the European Commission published its EU Care Strategy. This important document calls for sustainable and sufficient funding, good working conditions, gender equality and work-life balance for social services workers, to make the sector more resilient and attractive. The Federation of European Social Employers welcomes this new initiative and calls for action.

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Making skills and qualifications more visible across the EU: Adoption of the revised Europass framework

April 12, 2018 - Policy News

Making skills and qualifications more visible across the EU: Adoption of the revised Europass framework

On the 12th of April EU Member States adopted the Commission's proposal to revise the Europass framework. The revision, which aims at simplifying and modernising the Europass CV and other skills tools for the digital age, will enable people across the EU to make their skills and qualifications more visible, and will help policy makers to anticipate labour market needs and trends.

New Website: Get to know the Social Employers!

April 11, 2018

New Website: Get to know the Social Employers!

The new website provides up-to-date information about the Social Employers to relevant stakeholders; from national social services employers to the European institutions, as well as to civil society partners and professionals working in the social services sector.‚Äč

Launch of the Federation of European Social Employers

April 3, 2018 - Policy News

Launch of the Federation of European Social Employers

The 20th October 2017 marked the launch of the Federation of European Social Employers, representing major Employer organisations in the field of social services in Europe

Employers in social services opt for creating a European structure

March 21, 2017 - Project News

Employers in social services opt for creating a European structure

On 21st March, major Employers in Social Services from 6 European Union Member States launched a Common Declaration on the Contribution of Social Services to Europe. At both the European Parliament and the European Economic and Social Committee, the Employers presented and discussed their views that establishing European Social Dialogue structures for social services would be an important factor in taking full advantage of the opportunities the sector offers in terms of social cohesion, economic growth and job creation.

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