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October 14, 2021 - Social Dialogue News

The Social Employers and EPSU apply for a European Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for Social Services

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Eurofound’s Industrial Relations Landscape report reinforces the relevance of Social Employers and EPSU's request to establish EU Level Sectoral Social Dialogue

December 16, 2021 - Social Dialogue News

Eurofound’s Industrial Relations Landscape report reinforces the relevance of Social Employers and EPSU's request to establish EU Level Sectoral Social Dialogue

PRESS RELEASE (16 December 2021)

The Social Employers and EPSU release a joint Position Paper on the forthcoming European Care Strategy 

December 14, 2021 - Social Dialogue News

The Social Employers and EPSU release a joint Position Paper on the forthcoming European Care Strategy 

The Federation of European Social Employers and the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) publish a joint position paper calling for a Strategy that addresses and anticipates workforce needs and challenges in the social services sector.

The Social Employers and EPSU apply for a European Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for Social Services

October 14, 2021 - Social Dialogue News

The Social Employers and EPSU apply for a European Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for Social Services

PRESS RELEASE (14 October 2021)

Joint event to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on social services and the role of social dialogue

October 12, 2021 - Social Dialogue News

Joint event to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on social services and the role of social dialogue

On 6 October, the Social Employers and EPSU hosted a joint thematic seminar to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the social services sector and explore concrete actions and measures taken by of social partners to handle the crisis.

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.

Joint position paper on recruitment and retention in European Social Services

June 24, 2020 - Social Dialogue News

Joint position paper on recruitment and retention in European Social Services

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.

Joint EPSU/Social Employers Webinar: Safe and healthy workplaces in Social Services during and after the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of Social Partners

June 4, 2020 - Social Dialogue News Project News

Joint EPSU/Social Employers Webinar: Safe and healthy workplaces in Social Services during and after the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of Social Partners

On Tuesday 9th June, the Social Employers together with EPSU will host their 3rd European Thematic Meeting in the framework of the DialogueS Project.

COVID-19: The Social Employers and EPSU Joint Letter to the European Commission

April 20, 2020 - Social Dialogue News

COVID-19: The Social Employers and EPSU Joint Letter to the European Commission

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.

Joint EPSU/Social Employers Statement on COVID-19 outbreak

March 26, 2020 - Social Dialogue News

Joint EPSU/Social Employers Statement on COVID-19 outbreak

The Social Employers together with the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU), developed a joint statement on COVID-19 outbreak: the impact on social services and needed support measures.

Meeting on Social Services Workforce: Key Learnings and Recommendations

March 24, 2020 - Social Dialogue News Project News

Meeting on Social Services Workforce: Key Learnings and Recommendations

On 27th February 2020, the Social Employers and EPSU co-hosted the second European Thematic Meeting in the framework of DialogueS. The topic of the discussion was “How to manage diversity and mobility of the workforce in more attractive social services”.

Public Procurement in Social Services: Social Objectives and Considerations

October 30, 2019 - Social Dialogue News Policy News / Project News

Public Procurement in Social Services: Social Objectives and Considerations

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.

Building EU social dialogue for the social services sector: time to move to the next level!

September 26, 2019 - Social Dialogue News Project News

Building EU social dialogue for the social services sector: time to move to the next level!

The Federation of European Social Employers and the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) developed a joint letter addressed to the European Commissioner, to reaffirm their willingness to further engage and promote an effective EU-level social dialogue for the social services sector.

NEW: Social Employers leaflet in six languages

August 16, 2019 - Social Dialogue News

NEW: Social Employers leaflet in six languages

The Social Employers leaflet is now available in six different languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Czech.

New report sheds light on Danish social dialogue in social services

August 9, 2019 - Social Dialogue News Policy News

New report sheds light on Danish social dialogue in social services

The report outlines the main characteristics of the Danish social services sector and its different Collective Bargaining Agreements. It focuses on the different forms of social dialogue in social services and key issues that are discussed. Future prospects of social dialogue in social services are highlighted before the report moves to conclusions and recommendations.

Joint Position Paper on Digitalisation in the social services sector

July 19, 2019 - Social Dialogue News Policy News / Project News

Joint Position Paper on Digitalisation in the social services sector

The Federation of European Social Employers together with the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) developed a joint position paper on digitalisation in the social services sector.

Social Employers meet Romanian Employers Organisations

May 17, 2019 - Social Dialogue News

Social Employers meet Romanian Employers Organisations

On 17th May, the Social Employers met with their Romanian members FONSS in Bucharest. The joint event, that brought together 25 participants, discussed the state of play of social dialogue in the Romanian social services sector and introduced the Social Employers’ work at European level.

Social Employer’s Position Paper on Impact of Digitalisation on Social Services

November 2, 2018 - Social Dialogue News Policy News

Social Employer’s Position Paper on Impact of Digitalisation on Social Services

The Federation of European Social Employers has put together a position paper, outlining the opportunities and challenges of digitalisation in the social services sector from an employer’s point of view.

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