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Changing working conditions in Europe: Moving towards better work

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Organised jointly with Eurofound and the European Parliament Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, this conference will be an opportunity to present Eurofound’s sixth European Working Conditions Survey, providing fresh evidence to illuminate job quality and the working lives of Europeans at work and beyond. In particular, the survey maps changes in work over time, setting out the first comprehensive image of job quality in Europe since the Great Recession.

Its aim is to help policymakers improve working conditionsand share evidence on people's everyday scenarios at work. This latest editionof the survey covers 35 European countries (EU-28 and Norway, Switzerland, Albania,FYROM, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey) and examines issues ranging from work-relatedphysical and psychosocial risks, working time and work organisation todeveloping skills at work and lifelong learning, work-life balance, work andgender and health and well-being. Among the contributors to the event arerepresentatives of the European Commission, EU-OSHA, ILO, OECD, EMCO, EESC andEU social partners. The EMPL committee Chair, Thomas Händel and Vice-Chair,Marita Ulvskog as well as other EMPL Members Claude Rolin, Georgi Pirinski,Marian Harkin, Ole Christensen, Tatjana Ždanoka will participate in this jointConference.

Exchange of views on Posting of Workers

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8 November Members had an exchange of views with stakeholders on the European Commission's proposal on amending the Posting of Workers Directive. For this exchange of views, academic experts and stakeholders from the social partners on European and sectoral level were invited. The EMPL Co-rapporteurs are Elisabeth Morin-Chartier (EPP, FR) and Agnes Jongerius (S&D, NL).

Posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services

József Antall (4Q2)

On 12 October Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills, Social Affairs and Labour Mobility will present the proposition on a "A targeted revision of the rules on the Posting of Workers". The first reactions by Mr Luhos Blaha, Chair of the European Affairs Committee of the National Council of the Slovak Republic and by the EMPL Co-rapporteurs Elisabeth Morin-Chartier and Agnes Jongerius will be followed by an exchange of views between National Parliaments and Members.

Presentation on the Pilot Project on Promotion of Employee Ownership and Participation