National and European Administration, Health and Social Services, Agenda, Project document
Good quality childcare and early years education are vital public services. However, they are often underfunded and, for many workers unaffordable, while childcare workers themselves, the vast majority of whom are women, are often undervalued and underpaid.At European level there is some recognition of the importance of childcare in increasing women’s employment and as a contribution to encourage gender equality. This meeting will debate these issues with a range of speakers including researchers, trade union representatives, employers, civil society and the European Commission.
Vote on EPSU-HOSPEEM agreement on prevention from sharp injuries in the hospital and healthcare sector
EPSU announces negotiations with European Hospital Employers on sharp injuries –talks set to start Jan 2009