Programme

Labour Market Observatory Remote public hearing on "Collective bargaining practices in Member States with a low labour union participation rate"

Remote event via Interactio, online platform - Monday, 6 September 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 2.30 p.m to 4:30 p.m.

Agenda

09.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m. | Log on to platform / Interactio testing 

10.00 a.m. - 10.15 a.m. | Introduction

  • President Aurel Laurențiu Plosceanu, SOC Section President
  • Lech Pilawski, LMO President

10.15 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. |   Panel I – Setting the Scene

Moderator: Krzysztof Pater, LMO Vice-president

  • MEP EPP Dennis Radtke, Co-rapporteur of the Minimum Wages proposal, European Parliament
  • MEP S&D Agnes Jongerius, Co-rapporteur of the Minimum Wages proposal, European Parliament
  • Paulo Pedroso, University Institute of Lisbon, ISCTE-IUL Lisbon
  • David Foden, Adviser, Industrial Relations, Eurofound
  • Professor Marco Ricceri, Institute for Political, Social and Economic studies (Eurispes), and President of the Scientific Committee of the European Network on Regional Labour Market Monitoring co Institut für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Kultur Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

11.05 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. | Q&A

11.30 a.m. - 11.45 a.m. | Break

11.45 a.m. - 01.00 p.m. | Panel II – Social partners' perspective

Moderator: Krzysztof Pater, LMO Vice-president

  • Maxime Cerutti, Director, BusinessEurope, Social Affairs department
  • Esther Lynch, ETUC Deputy General Secretary
  • Liliane Volozinskis, Director Social Affairs & Training Policy, SME United
  • Guillaume Afellat, Policy Advisor, Social Affairs, SGI Europe

12.30 p.m. - 12.55 p.m. | Q&A

12.55 p.m. - 01.00 p.m. | Conclusions of the debate by the moderator

01.00 p.m. - 02.30 p.m. | Break

02.30 p.m. - 04.20 p.m. | Panel III – Examples from Member States

Moderator: Carlos Manuel Trindade, LMO Vice-president

  • Jiří Česal,  Executive Director, Association of Textile- Clothing- Leather Industry, Czech Republic
  • Mariano Hoya, UGT Vice Secretary General for Union Action, Spain
  • Prof. Jacek Męcina, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Dorota Gardias, EESC and LMO member, Poland  
  • Associate Professor Teodor Dechev, Director, Institute for Sustainable Economic Development at BICA, Bulgaria  

03.50 p.m. - 04.20 p.m. | Q&A

04.20 p.m. - 04.30 p.m. | Conclusions of the debate by the moderator

Participants can speak and listen to German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Romanian

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2021-09-06_Programme_LMO public hearing Collective bargaining practices in Member States