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02 Feb 2023

European Parliament votes in favour of a strong Platform Work Directive and level playing field for all platforms

News Press release

Today, on 2 February 2023, European Parliament in the plenary vote approved the EMPL committee report on the Platform Work Directive, supporting cooperatives and promoting fair competition for honest businesses.

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17 Jan 2023

European Parliament’s EMPL committee recognizes cooperatives and reaches important compromises in its platform work report; it must not be watered down

News

In December 2022, after months of intense work, European Parliament’s EMPL committee adopted its report on the Directive on improving working conditions in platform work

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22 Dec 2022

Transition Pathway for Proximity and Social Economy Discusses Measures for Green and Digital Transition – Also in Cooperatives

News

On November 14, the European Commission presented the Transition Pathway for Proximity and Social Economy, which outlines measures for green and digital transition in social economy enterprises.

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22 Dec 2022

CECOP Newsletter #4 - 2022

News EaSI / ESF+ programme

CECOP is happy to announce the publication of the fourth edition of our newsletter of 2022. We hope through it, members and readers alike, will stay informed of our latest activities and EU developments.

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20 Dec 2022

EU economic governance reform: potential for more social & sustainable investment, but concerns remain

News

CECOP expects recent European Commission’s announcements on the reform of the EU economic governance framework to lead to increased social & sustainable investment, but some concerns remain.

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19 Dec 2022

CECOP Mutual Learning Sessions among members: How can federations support cooperatives in the digital transitions?

News EaSI / ESF+ programme

During the second semester of 2022, CECOP co-hosted a series of three MLS for members on coops and digitalization.

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15 Dec 2022

CECOP input on the European Commission’s plan for the European Year of Skills 2023

News

CECOP supports the objective and several measures envisaged by the European Commission in the framework of the European Year of Skills 2023, highlights cooperative-specific priorities.

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14 Dec 2022

CECOP contribution to the Transition Pathway for the mobility ecosystem

News

During the roundtable discussion on the Transition Pathway for the mobility Ecosystem, CECOP voiced the need for the recognition of cooperatives and their contribution toward sustainable mobility in the upcoming Transition Pathway...

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13 Dec 2022

"Cooperatives Care!" conference discusses coops' multidimensional work on innovation in care - and their role in the European Care Strategy

News Event EaSI / ESF+ programme

CECOP's hybrid conference on November 15 gathered cooperators, EU institutions and other European stakeholders to discuss the role of cooperatives in the care sector.

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09 Dec 2022

CECOP publication "Lasting Impact" now available in Polish

News Publication EaSI / ESF+ programme

At the beginning of 2022, CECOP published the report “Lasting Impact. Measuring the social impact of worker and social cooperatives in Europe: focus on Italy and Spain”. The publication is now readily available in Polish.

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07 Dec 2022

NAUWC and CECOP joint workshop: Measuring the social impact of cooperatives

News Event EaSI / ESF+ programme

Together with our Polish member NAUWC, CECOP co-hosted a national workshop on measuring social impact.

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05 Dec 2022

"Lights On" - Coops tackling undeclared work are discussed in Italy

News Event EaSI / ESF+ programme

On November 24th, during an online event the CECOP "Lights On!" report was presented in Italy.

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02 Dec 2022

CECOP & ETUC joint event: “Respect for fair competition, workers' rights and real self-employment via an ambitious Directive on improving working conditions in platform work”

News Press release Event

CECOP and the ETUC organized a joint event at the EP. It shared cooperatives’ and workers’ testimonies in support of an ambitious directive on improving working conditions for platform work.

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22 Nov 2022

Online workshop: Measuring the social impact: what opportunities for Polish worker and social cooperatives?

News Event EaSI / ESF+ programme

CECOP is organizing a workshop with Polish member NAUWC. Drawing inspiration from European experiences, the online event will focus on the opportunities for Polish cooperatives in measuring their social impact.

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21 Nov 2022

Ceramiche Noi and Commissioner Schmit at the EU Social Forum

News

Worker cooperative Ceramiche Noi, from our member Legacoop Produzione e Servizi, was present at this high-level European event.

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18 Nov 2022

Lights On! - Online event in Italian

News Event EaSI / ESF+ programme

This event will delve on how cooperatives tackle undeclared work, and will take place on 24 November 2022.

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25 Oct 2022

CECOP joins ETUC & other stakeholders in calling for an ambitious platform work directive

News

Joint letter by ETUC, CECOP, European Youth Forum, JOC Europe, Caritas Europe, and Solidar calling for an effective Directive on improving working conditions in platform work

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24 Oct 2022

CECOP Newsletter #3 - 2022

News EaSI / ESF+ programme

CECOP is happy to announce the publication of the third edition of our newsletter of 2022. We hope through it, members and readers alike, will stay informed of our latest activities and EU developments.

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12 Oct 2022

EESC supports business transfers to employees in the form of a cooperative

News

CECOP welcomes EESC’s recent opinion which supports business transfers to employees, in particular under the form of a cooperative.

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10 Oct 2022

ZOOM IN On Czech member – SČMVD

News

CECOP had the chance to sit down with member SČMVD, and discuss the ongoing Czech Presidency.

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04 Oct 2022

Legal framework, possibilities to engage in public procurement, and public-private partnerships among key priorities for cooperatives on the national level

News Position paper EaSI / ESF+ programme

CECOP’s answer to the call for evidence on developing framework conditions for social economy, announced by the European Commission.

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14 Sep 2022

SOTEU 2022 makes important points about support to European businesses – but it lacks on the social dimension

News

CECOP’s reaction to the 2022 State of the Union address by the president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen

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13 Sep 2022

Open Letter to European Commission President by Social Economy Europe: Social Economy Solutions to Multiple Crises

News

CECOP joins Social Economy Europe in the effort to highlight the role of social economy actors, in particular cooperatives, in answering the multiple crises that Europe is currently facing.

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09 Sep 2022

CECOP welcomes recognition of cooperatives in the European Care Strategy package – now time for a strong action on implementation

News Press release

On September 7, 2022, European Commission published a package of policy documents on care, including the first ever European Care Strategy and two proposals for Council recommendations on long-term care and early childhood educati...

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06 Sep 2022

CECOP at the Bigre! Rencontre 2022 in Sète, France

News EaSI / ESF+ programme

CECOP participated in Bigre! and held a workshop on “Digitalization and cooperatives: Prospects in France and in Europe”

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