The EI FOR PHS (Employee Involvement in Personal Care and Household Services) project is expected to foster AWARENESS of employers and workers on workers’ rights to Information, Consultation and Participation (ICP) in the Personal Care and Household Services (PHS) sector at national and European level and to boost BUSINESS MODELS AND GOVERNANCE that ensure the effective involvement of employees in the management of PHS enterprises. The project seeks to serve as a tool to policy makers, trade unions, workers and employers in their efforts to create full, decent and quality employment in PHS sector through the enhancement of workers’ ICP rights.

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European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Room JDE-63, Rue Belliard 99-101, 1000 Brussels


June 12th, 2018 - From 9am to 1pm


8.45 Arrival and registration of participants 
Welcome Coffee

9.15 Official Opening - Diego Dutto EESC - Legacoopsociali

9.30 EI for PHS - LP Legacoopsociali 
• Overall presentation of EIforPHS Project, Elena Canciani – Project Manager
• Strategic approach to the theme of employee involvement in Personal and Household Services sector, Michela Vogrig - Legacoopsociali
9.45 Main findings from the survey - Enrico Libera, Scuola Nazionale Servizi

10.00–11.00 Best practices from Italy, Spain, France. Representatives from Legacoop Sociali, Confesal, Coceta - Chair: Diana Dovgan, CECOP 
Coffee break

11:15 Panel “Social Services, Social Dialogue, Social Economy”: Thomas Bignal FESE – Federation of European Social Employers, Aurelie Decker – EFSI, representative from CES/ETUC European Trade Union Confederation - Chair: Gianluca Pastorelli, DIESIS

11:30 “Social Economy in South East Europe”
Social Economy Slovenia and Representatives from Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia - Chair: Nena Dokuzov, Social Economy Slovenia

12:45–13:00 Closing Speech - Eleonora Vanni, President of Legacoop Sociali 
End of the Workshop

Simultaneous interpretation for English, Italian, and Spanish will be provided

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