EPSU and Social Employers presented their join activities at the meeting with representatives of European Governments

Mutual Learning Workshop on long-term care, 23-24 April 2024

Mutual Learning Workshop on Long-Term Care Workforce

(26 April 2024) On 23 to 24 April representatives of EPSU team of Health and Social Services: Adam Rogalewski and Samantha Howe participated at the European Commission learning workshop on long – term care workforce. The workshop gathering representatives of relevant EU Member States ministries and representatives of European trade union and other organisations was aimed to facilitate implementation of the European Care Strategy.

At the designated panel EPSU along with Social Employers representatives presented the new Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee in  Social Services which was established by the Commission in 2023 .

In their presentation they focused on 10 years process to establish the committee, its recent successful projects and the current work including an ambitious work programme which will contribute to implementation of the European Care Strategy (see attached the presentation).  One of their initiatives being soon implemented is the beginning of the negotiations on the Framework of Action on Recruitment and Retention in the Social Services.

EPSU and Social Employer will be working closely to support the EU Commission in the implementation of the ambitious and much needed Care Strategy.

On the picture Adam Rogalewski (EPSU) and Sylvain Renouvel (Social Employers) presenting Social Dialogue in Social Services.