AK EUROPA, the Brussels Office of the Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour and ÖGB Europabüro, the Brussels Office of the Austrian Trade Union Federation would like to cordially invite you to our event:
European labour markets are becoming increasingly international and their borders are disappearing, as digital forms of work as well as the flexibilization of working hours and places are on the rise. Experts believe that we are at a historical turning-point at which the balance of power can still be changed in favour of a sustainable model of future digital forms of work. The positive effects of these new forms of work will only outweigh the risks if trade unions collaborate with politicians to make appropriate regulatory adjustments that prevent a development towards the complete loss of social safeguards and labour standards.
Following the publication of the "Social Roadmap", the debate on fair minimum wages in Europe has been at the center of discussion in Brussels over the last few weeks. We therefore want to devote the subsequent panel discussion to the important questions and possibilities of better social security for atypical employment. Is the initiative for fair minimum wages in Europe a first chance for this growing group of workers?
Barbara Teiber, Chairwoman of the Austrian Union of Private Sector Employees, Printing, Journalism, and Paper (GPA - djp)
Santina Bertulessi, Deputy Head of Cabinet to Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
Agnes Jongerius, MEP, S&D Coordinator EMPL - Committee, European Parliament
Maxime Cerutti, Director of the Social Affairs Department at BusinessEurope
Aline Hoffmann, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI)
If you have accessibility needs, please contact us and we will do our best to cater for them.
The discussion will take place in German with simultaneous translation into English.
After the discussion, we invite you to a buffet reception.