(25 March 2013) The European social partners in the electricity sector continued their work on a number of burning issues and concluded with agreements. The social partners adopted three texts:
A framework of actions on competencies, training, including an endorsement of the idea of a youth guarantee.
A position on the consultation on quality framework on traineeships.
A joint contribution to the consultation on the social strategy for the Energy Community. The texts were signed by (...)
(15 March 2013) Employers and trade unions in the electricity sector adopted three positions in the electricity social dialogue committee which took place on 15 March 2013, Brussels. Jan Ruden, the EPSU chair of the Standing Committee Utilities and EPSU vice-chair of the social dialogue committee signed the three statements on behalf of EPSU.
A joint framework of actions on competencies and training – addressing youth unemployment and climate change
The European electricity sector is at an (...)
15 March 2013
Working languages: EN, FR, ES, CZ
Preparation of the trade unions and employers’ delegations: 9:30 – 11:30
Joint meeting of the Working Group: 11:30 – 16:30
(20 November 2012) Training was the main issue. The unions and employers considered the follow up of their conference on the Future of Jobs and Skills in the European electricity industry, 15 November. The evaluation was very positive with a shared interest to address the looming lack of skilled staff for the sector. Presentations of national bodies involved in vocational education and labour market research underlined that this is a common problem in all EU countries. Relying on mobility (...)
16 November 2012, Borschette centre, rue Froissart 36, 1040 Brussels
Invitation 16112012 Invitation
Draft minutes of the working group, 14th of September 2012
SSDC Elect 20120914 wg drft minutes
15 November 2012, 10:00 – 16:30
ETF, 105 rue du Marché aux Herbes, 1000 Brussels
We herewith invite you to participate in the Conference workshop on the Future of jobs and skills in the European electricity sector organized by the European social partners for the electricity sector and supported by the European Commission. It will take place on 15 November 2012, in the European Transport Workers Federation, 105 rue du Marché aux Herbes, 1000 Brussels.
The social partners in the European (...)
(17 September 2012) The trade union side submitted a proposal for a framework of actions on training at the last social dialogue committee. The employers gave their positive reaction and indicated that the priorities for the employers side coincided largely with those of the unions. An important issue for both sides is the link between the national and European level. An area of discussion will be the nature of the commitments to be undertaken to make progress and ensure the electricity (...)
14 September 2012, Brussels
Borschette Center: rue Froissart 36, 1040 Brussels
invitation & agenda
(29 May 2012) The unions proposed a framework of actions on training to Eurelectric in the context of European sectoral social dialogue committee. The proposal is based on elements of different statements the unions and employers have adopted over the years. The proposal also suggest to consider a common view on the recent Commission proposal for a Youth Guarantee and the Quality Framework for Trainees which are part of the Towards a Job Rich recovery communication published on 18 April (...)