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Documents related to the Social Dialogue, Collective Bargaining

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3. Documents related to the Social Dialogue, Collective Bargaining

2014

- EURELECTRIC/industriAll Europe/ EPSU First follow-up of Joint position on the social aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility, Positive actions on Training/Health & safety/Equal opportunity & Diversity, January 2014 (EN)

2013

- Joint EURELECTRIC/industriAll/EPSU position on the 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy Policies, December 2013 (EN)

- Policy guidelines - strategy for strengthening human resources by better anticipating and managing change - European Social Dialogue Committee in Central Government Administrations, December 2013 (EN/FR)

- Statement by the European Social Dialogue Committee in Central Government Administrations : Towards well-being at work in central government administrations as part of a new EU occupational safety and health strategy framework, December 2013 (EN)

- Joint statement for local and regional government social dialogue, signed by EPSU and CEMR Supporting the European Framework of Action on Youth Employment, 15 October 2013

- Necessity and nature of a new EU OSH policy framework, Local and regional government social dialogue, EPSU and CEMR Joint Response , September 2013

- Consultation of Social Partners on enhancing EU cooperation in the prevention and deterrence of undeclared work, Common response of the social partners (TUNED – EUPAE) of the Social Dialogue Committee for the Central Government Administrations, September 2013 (EN)

- Electricity Social Partners adopt joint response to Social Strategy of the Energy Community, March 2013 (EN)

- Electricity social partners adopt joint position on a quality framework for traineeships, March 2013 (EN)

- Electricity social partners agree joint framework of actions on competencies and training – addressing youth unemployment and climate change, March 2013 (EN)

- Towards a Quality Framework on Traineeships, Communication from the Commission COM(2012) 728 final, Second-stage consultation of the social partners Social Dialogue Committee for the Central Government Administrations, February 2013 (EN)

- European framework agreement EUPAE/TUNED for a quality service in Central Government Administrations – leaflet, posters and tracts

2012

- Well-being and Sustainable Workplaces, EPSU/CEMR project, December 2012 (EN/FR/DE/ES/CS)

- Lifelong learning, training and skills development, EPSU/CEMR project, October 2012 (EN/FR/DE/ES/CS)

- Recruitment and retention (with special focus on youth and elderly employment), EPSU/CEMR project, October 2012 (EN/FR/DE/ES/CS)

- Migration and mobility within local and regional government, EPSU/CEMR project, October 2012 (EN/FR/DE/ES/CS)

- Equality, diversity and non-discrimination (gender), EPSU/CEMR project, October 2012 (EN/FR/DE/ES/CS)

- Funding of Local and Regional Government: Key challenges, solutions to growth and alternatives, EPSU/CEMR project, October 2012 (EN)

- Transnational company agreement on Equality, European Agreement on Professional Equality between women and men, GdF Suez Group - June 2012 (EN/FR/DE/IT/ES/NL/NO/SV/FI/PL/HU/CZ)

2011

- Effects of the crisis on the central government administrations, Statement by the European Social Dialogue Committee for the Central Government Administrations, December 2011 (EN)

- Towards equal pay between women and men, Statement of the European Social Dialogue Committee for Central Government Administrations - December 2011 (EN)

- Energy Roadmap 2050, EUROGAS / EPSU/ EMCEF joint position, December 2011 (EN)

- European social dialogue: Multi-sectoral guidelines to tackle third-party violence and harassment related to work, EPSU, UNI europa, ETUCE, HOSPEEM, CEMR, EFEE, EuroCommerce, CoESS, December 2011 (EN/FR/DE/NL/IT/ES/PT/EL/PO/CS/SL/SK/LT/LV/DK/FI/SV/RU/RO/BG/HU/EST)

- Municipal and regional employers and trade unions deeply concerned about the effects of the crisis, joint statement, October 2011 (EN)

- The EC Guide on Socially Responsible Public Procurement (SRPP) - defining principles, requirements and standards of Socially Responsible Public Procurement (SRPP) for local and regional government, CEMR-EPSU joint statement, June 2011 (EN/FR)

- Energy Roadmap 2050, EURELECTRIC / EPSU / EMCEF joint position, March 2011 (EN)

- The external dimension of the EU energy policy - EURELECTRIC / EPSU / EMCEF Joint response to the EC public consultation, March 2011

- Joint Study EPSU/EURELECTRIC/EMCEF: ’Towards a low carbon electricity industry: employment effects & opportunities for the social partners’, January 2011

2010

- EPSU/EURELECTRIC/EMCEF Joint position of smart meters, December 2010 (EN/FR/DE/ES/RU/RO/HU/SC/CZ)

- Proposal for a Directive on patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare – Social partners’ in the European Health sector [reaction to second reading in the ENVI Committee], December 2010 (EN/FR/DE/ES/SV/RU)

- Social Partners in the European Health sector Recruitment and Retention - A Framework of Actions, December 2010 (EN/FR/DE/SV/ES/CZ)

- EPSU/CEMR-EP Joint statement to the European Council meeting 11 February 2010 on the economic crisis (EN/FR/DE/ES/SV/RU)

- Towards better pay and fairer pay systems, EPSU checklist for the co-ordination of information on pay bargaining and pay systems in the state sector and in local and regional government, February 2010 (EN/FR/DE/ES/SV/RU)

- Spanish government/TUNED agreement on formalisation of social dialogue in the state sector, January 2010 (EN/FR/ES)

2009

- HOSPEEM, CEMR, EPSU, CoESS, Eurocommerce and UNI europa commitment on third-party violence at work, October 2009 (EN/FR/DE/ES/SV/RU)

- Towards better pay and fairer pay systems, EPSU checklist for the co-ordination of information on pay bargaining and pay systems in the state sector and in local and regional government, October 2009 (EN/FR/DE/ES/SV/RU)

- EPSU-HOSPEEM Statement on the Proposal for a Directive on the Application of Patients’ Rights in Cross-border Healthcare, December 2009 (EN)

- Statement on the crisis and collective bargaining in the public services, December 2009 (EN/FR/DE/ES/SV/RU/IT/CZ/HU/RO)

- EPSU/UNI europa report on third-party violence : "Policies, strategies and implementation: How issues of third party violence have been tackled in practice by social partners in the commerce, hospital, private security and local and regional government sectors", September 2009 (EN/FR/DE)

- Improving Trust in Central Government, a Report for TUNED and EUPAN, by David Tarren, WLRI, June 2009 (EN/FR/DE - Executive Summary CZ/SV/ES/NL)

- The social aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility in the European Electricity Industry - Joint Position by EURELECTRIC / EPSU / EMCEF, 22 June 2009 (EN)

- EUPAN/TUNED conclusions Improving trust in central government administrations through effective social dialogue, June 2009 (EN/FR/DE)

- Social dialogue in the local and regional government sector: an overview, April 2009 (EN/FR/DE/ES/SV/BG/CZ/HU/PL/RO/RU/TK)

- EPSU Campaign Healthcare for all ! Declaration of the EPSU Executive Committee on the draft directive on the application of patients’ rights in cross border healthcare, adopted by the Executive Committee on 21 April 2009 (EN/FR/DE/ES/SV/RU)

- CEMR-EP/EPSU Joint Message to the Spring European Council 2009, March 2009 (EN/FR/DE/ES/SV)

- EPSU Health Strategy Group - Declaration, 25 February 2009 (EN/FR/DE/ES/SV)

2008

- Joint position of EUPAN and TUNED on work-related stress in central government administrations, December 2008 (EN/FR/DE/PL/PO/EST)

- CEMR/EPSU joint response to the Consultation of the European social partners on sectoral social dialogue, December 2008 (EN)

- Joint position of EUPAN and TUNED on work-related stress in central government administrations in the framework of the social Dialogue test-phase 2008-2009, December 2008 (EN/FR)

- EPSU Comments on the European Commission (EC) Proposal for a Directive on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare, adopted by the EPSU Executive Committee on 26 November 2008 (EN/FR/DE/ES/SV)

- Trade unions, collective bargaining and social dialogue in Local and Regional Government in the EU Member States, EEA and candidate countries, report by the Labour Research Department, November 2008 (Part I: EN/FR/DE/ES/SV – Part II: EN)

- Restructuring in the Electricity Industry: A Toolkit for Socially Responsible Restructuring with a Best Practice Guide, December 2008 (EN/RO/PO/BG/CRO)

- Demographic Change in the Electricity Industry in Europe, Toolkit on promoting age diversity and age management strategies, October 2008 (FR/DE/CZ)

- Reform of public services: What role for social dialogue? Supporting the Reform Process in Local and Regional Government: Joint evaluation of the experience in different forms of service provision, July 2008 (EN/FR/DE)

- Supporting the reform process in local and regional government: EPSU / CEMR joint evaluation of the experience in different forms of service provision, joint conclusions, June 2008 (EN/FR/DE/BG/CZ/HU/PL/RO)

- Work programme of the European Social Dialogue in the Hospital Sector, June 2008 (EN/FR/DE/ES/SV)

- EPSU / EURELECTRIC / EMCEF joint letter on multisectoral agreement on violence at work to Commission, June 2008 (EN)

- EPSU / EURELECTRIC / EMCEF joint letter: Employers and unions ask for critical assessment of different options on unbundling, June 2008 (EN)

- EUPAN/TUNED report on third party violence at work, adopted at DG/TUNED meeting on 29 May 2008 (EN/FR/DE)

- Joint Statement of the European social partners in the European Gas Industry on the Memorandum of Understanding on the social aspects of the Energy Community (for South East Europe), April 2008 (EN)

- EUPAN and TUNED Joint Work Programme for the European Social Dialogue Test Phase for central government administrations 2008-2009, EN/FR/DE

- EPSU-HOSPEEM code of conduct and follow up on Ethical Cross-Border - Recruitment and Retention in the Hospital Sector, April 2008, EN/FR/DE/ES/SV

- Second stage of the consultation of the social partners on protecting European healthcare workers from blood-borne infections due to needle stick injuries, EPSU REPLY, March 2008 (EN only)

- CEMR-EP/EPSU Joint Statement on the Active Inclusion of those furthest from the Labour Market, February 2008 (EN/FR)

- Social dialogue Committee for Local and Regional Government work programme 2008-2010 (EN/FR)

2007

- Collective bargaining and social dialogue in the public services across Europe - Annual Report (EN only)

- EURELECTRIC / EPSU / EMCEF JOINT STATEMENT The Social Aspects of the European Energy Community (South East Europe) and the Implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding, December 2007, EN/RU

- CEMR/EPSU Guidelines to drawing up gender equality action plans in Local and Regional Government, 14 December 2007, (EN/FR/DE/ES/SV)

- EPSU HOSPEEM Joint Declaration on health services, Signed 7 December 2007 (EN only)

- Joint CEMR/EPSU response to the European Commission’s Green Paper COM (2006) 708 Modernising Labour Law to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century, May 2007 (EN/FR)

2006

- Collective Bargaining and Social Dialogue in the Public Services, tackling low pay, EPSU Policy Document, June 2006 (EN/FR/DE/ES/IT/SV/BG/CZ/HU/RO/RU)

- Promoting realistic active ageing policies in the hospital sector, Final report to EPSU and HOSPEEM, C3169 / May 2006, ECOTEC Research & Consulting, Anne-Mari Nevala

- Identifying Successful Training Initiatives in the Hospital Sector, Final report to EPSU and HOSPEEM, C3183 / May 2006, ECOTEC Research & Consulting

- Cross-border recruitment of hospital professionals, Final report to EPSU and HOSPEEM, C3182 / May 2006

- Work Programme of the European Social Dialogue Committee in the Local and Regional Government Sector (2006/2007), January 2006 (EN/FR/DE/ES/SV)

2005

- EPSU’s Collective Bargaining Policies, Co-ordinating Collective Bargaining: an outline of current EPSU collective bargaining policy and proposals for future developments, December 2005 (EN/FR/DE/ES/IT/SV/BG/CZ/HU/RO)

- Joint statement of the EU Public Administration Directors General and trade union delegation on equality and diversity, December 2005 (EN/FR)

- Strengthening social dialogue in the local and regional government sector in the ’new’ Member States and candidate countries, REPORT prepared for CEMR and EPSU by ECOTEC with the financial support of the European Commission, 2005 (EN/Estonian/Hungarian/ Slovakian/Polish/Turkish)

- EPSU / CEMR-EP Joint statement on employment, June 2005 (EN/FR/DE)

2004

- Representativeness of Public Sector Trade Unions in Europe, state administration and local government sectors, by J. Kirton-Darling, ETUI, 2004

- CEMR-EP and EPSU joint statement on telework, 2004, (EN/FR/DE/ES/DA)

- Work Programme of the European Social Dialogue Committee in the Local and Regional Government Sector (2004/2005), 2004

- Transnational solidarity for an integrated industry, 2004

2002

- Achieving Equal Pay, 2002

- Declaration from the 2nd Conference on the Social Dialogue in the Hospital Sector in Europe, 2002

- Conclusions of the seminar for Social Dialogue by the Social Partners for the Gas Supply Sector, 2002

- Policy Paper on Life-long learning, 2002

- EPSU/EMCEF/EURELECTRIC Joint Statement on Telework, 2002

2001

- Procedures and Mandates for the Social Dialogue, 2001

- Enlargement of the European Union - Social Dialogue in the Applicant Countries, 2001

- Information and Communication Technology and Competence Development, 2001

- Position on the report of the Mobility Group to the Directors-General for Public Administration, 2001

2000

- EPSU / CEMR Employers Platform joint statement on the EU employment policy, 2000

- Eurelectric/EMCEF/EPSU joint statement on social implications on the internal market for electricity, 2000