Workers' Voice for more democratic participation 2022

14.30 – 14.40 Welcome and introductory remarks

  • Oliver RÖPKE, President of the Workers' Group 
  • Norbert KLUGE, Chairperson of the Category

14.40 – 15.40 Workers Voice as cross-cutting issue for the EESC work

Moderator: Florian Marin, EESC Coordination group for the European Year of Youth

Interventions:

  • Nicoletta MERLO, EESC Coordination group for the European Year of Youth
  • Lucie STUDNIČNÁ, Vice-President of the Workers' Group and member of Plenary of the Conference on the Future of Europe
  • Andrea GLORIOSO, DG EMPL B.1. Future of work, Youth employment

Q&A

15.40 – 16.40 Workers Voice by elected young workers and trade unionists – powering EU democracy in the work places and pushing for sustainable companies in healthy environments

Moderator: Mateusz Szymanski, EESC Coordination group for the European Year of Youth

Interventions:

  • Melanie HACKL, youth labour representative and member of the works council of Bayer AG Berlin
  • Alina HEINZE, elected representative of the young workforce in GE of B. Braun SE and member of the SE Works Council
  • Elsa ALM, youth secretary of LO Sweden
  • Lea VONDROVÁ, Youth Council Chairwoman of ČMKOS
  • Javier PUEYO, Confederal Secretariat for Studies and Trade Union Education CCOO
  • Carmen GUTIÉRREZ TORIBIO, Confederal Organization Secretariat RUGE-UGT

Q&A

16.40 – 17.30 Concluding Round Table: Young Workers Voice towards future European Trade Unions – open debate

  • Patricia VELICU, industriALL Europe, Policy adviser
  • Tea Jarc,ETUC Youth Committee

Work organisation