ETUC Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of ETUC will be held on 13-14 December 2017 at EESC Building, in Brussels. Pierre Moscovici, Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, will be the ETUC guest from 14:00 to 15:00, on 13th December. The EFJ GS Ricardo Gutiérrez will attend the ExCom Meeting.  

Contracts and collective bargaining for all: “Social Europe”

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), along with the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and other European trade union organisations, submitted on 6 November its position on the 2nd phase consultation on the revision of the Written Statement Directive (931/55/EC) trying to extend the right for a written contract and social protection to self-employed workers. The EFJ, along with the ETUC, request in their response that Member States should ensure that all workers (including self-employed workers) have the right to fair remuneration in accordance with national law, collective agreements or practice at the appropriate level in conformity with national industrial…

EU Tripartite Social Summit

The next EU Tripartite Social Summit for Growth and Employment will be held on 18 October 2017 from 14h00 to 17h00. Press Conference at 17h00. A preparatory meeting will be held in the ETUC premises from 10h45 to 12h45. Oliver Roethig (UNI-Europa) and Renate Schroeder (EFJ) will represent the ETUFs. Here are the proposed themes as agreed during the preparatory meeting: General theme: • Shaping Europe’s future: strengthening resilience and promoting economic and social progress for all 3 sub-themes for moderated discussion: • Subtheme 1: The involvement of social partners (in policies and reforms) at national level – progress made…

Workshop on social protection for self-employed workers

Within its strategy of better defending self-employed workers in terms of rights, wages and social protection, the ETUC is engaged in the project “New trade union strategies for new forms of employment”. From September 6 to 7, the second workshop in the framework of the mentioned project will bring together 30 tradeunionists from all over Europe to Paris with the aim of studying innovative ways to guarantee a better social protection to said category of workers. The profile of the participants shought by the ETUC is trade union leaders and officers who are in charge of the issue of organizing…

ETUFs meeting

The EFJ GS will attend the meeting of the European Trade Union Federations.

ETUC joint project on TCAs

Trade union meeting on “Building on experiences: a win-win approach to transnational industrial relations in MNCs” (in preparation of the 1st steering committee of the joint project on TCAs). The event is composed of a study event on the 6th July in the afternoon and a public panel debate with the participation of Luca Visentini and Sharan Barrow on the 7thJuly in the morning.

ETUC TCA Project Meeting

The next ETUC-ETUFs preparatory meeting on TCAs will take place at the ITUH (ETUC meeting room on the 7th floor) on Monday 19th June (10am – 4pm). Thge EFJ will be represented by its Projects Officer Yuk Lan Wong.

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