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European social dialogue Committee meeting on industrial cleaning

Jointly organised by UNI-Europa and the EFCI, this meeting was dedicated to the following issues:

·       Presentation of the methodology and results of the representativeness study on the cleaning industry carried out by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound):

Presentation of the study by Christian Welz, Research Manager, Working Conditions and Industrial Relations Department, Eurofound

Questions and discussion by participants

·       Discussion on the draft working programme 2013-2014 to be adopted at the first meeting of 2013

→ Presentation of proposals by UNI-Europa and the EFCI

→ Questions and discussion by participants

·       Update on the revision of the EU directive on public procurement

General presentation of the Commission proposal and the proposed amendments in the parliamentary Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO)

Presentation of the joint position by the social partners of the industrial cleaning, private security and catering sectors

Questions and discussion on possible further joint lobbying initiatives

·       Muscular-skeletal disorders (MSDs) and ergonomics in the cleaning industry

Discussion on future European Commission initiatives and possible joint actions