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…
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…
The EFJ GS will attend the meeting of the European Trade Union Federations.
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.
The second meeting of the Steering Committee of the project “New trade union strategies for new forms of employment” will take place on July 4th from 10:00 to 14:00 in the meeting room of the 6th floor of the ETUC (Boulevard du Roi Albert II, 5. 1210 Brussels). The EFJ will be represented by its Project Officer Yuk Lan Wong.
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.
Date and venue The ETUC Mid-term Conference will take place from 30 to 31 May, 2017, in Rome. Agenda • Panel discussions. • Examination and adoption of the Declaration(s). • Amendments to the Constitution. – Examination of the Ad-Hoc Constitution Committee activity report. – Adoption of the amendments to the Constitution
The ETUC is convening an Extraordinary Enlarged Steering Committee, for Trade Union Leaders only, to coordinate and discuss on: • The European Pillar of Social Rights • The White Paper on the future of Europe and the Reflection documents linked to it • AOB