(17 October 2016) “We are concerned about the impact of the trade agreement between the EU and Canada on public services”, said representatives of the Bulgarian public service unions affiliated to EPSU
Health and Social Services, Social Dialogue
On 20 September 2006, after six years of preparation, EPSU (the European Federation of Public Service Unions) and HOSPEEM (the European Hospital and Healthcare Employers’ Association) launched the Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for the Hospital Sector (SSDC HS). 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of this committee and the sectoral social dialogue for the health care sector at EU-level.
Below you will find more detailed information on the main outcomes and the work programmes of the SSDC HS as well as on the three thematic priorities and the various topics dealt with in the context of the joint work:
- Main Outcomes (for the years 2006 to 2018)
- Work Programmes (for the years 2006 to 2019)
- Health and Safety at the Workplace
- Recruitment & Retention
- Continuing Professional Development (CPD) & Life-long learning (LLL)
For more information on this preparation phase 2000-2006 EPSU affiliates can read the article "Social dialogue in the hospital sector at EU level".
Addressing musculoskeletal disorders and psycho-social risks and stress at work in the hospital sector (2014-2016)
HOSPEEM and EPSU have been provided support by the European Commission for a joint project aimed at implementing one of the two main priorities of the new work-programme 2014-2016 of the European S