Joint declaration on study on employment effects of the opening of the electricity and gas markets

(December 2007) Eurelectric and the trade unions adopted a joint declaration on the study of the European Commission (and executed by EcoTec) on the employment effects of market opening. The joint statement notes the significant change that liberalisation has brought and including employment loss. It hight lights a number of challenges including making the sector attractive to young workers and the issues posed by outsourcing amongst others. The social partners argue to continue to collect information.
For the full statement: