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Public hearing on “Working Conditions of Platform Workers Package”

Remote event via Interactio, online platform - Friday, 18 February 2022 from 09:30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

Draft Programme

09.00 a.m. - 09.30 a.m. | Testing connections

09.30 a.m. - 09.35 a.m. | Introduction by

  • Paul Soete, President of the study group on the Working conditions package (SOC/709)

09.35 a.m. - 09.45 a.m. | Presentation of the opinion by

  • Cinzia Del Rio, EESC rapporteur of the study group on the Working conditions package (SOC/709)

09.45 a.m. - 11.10 a.m. | Panel I

(with a break for the interpreters 15 minutes)

Moderator: Ronny Lannoo, member of the study group, EESC

  • Keynote speaker: Karolien Lenaerts, Research manager, KU Leuven, HIVA - Research Institute for Work and Society
  • Max Uebe, Head of the Future of Work, Youth Employment Unit of DG EMPL, European Commission
  • Ricardo Rodriguez Contreras, Research Manager, Eurofound
  • Alessio Bertolini, Researcher, Fairwork


11.10 a.m. - 11.25 a.m. | Break

11.25 a.m. - 12.45 p.m. | Panel II

Moderator: Kinga Joó, member of the study group, EESC

  • Anna Ilsøe, Associate Professor, Employment Relations Research Centre (FAOS), University of Copenhagen
  • Leonie Westhoff, Associate Researcher, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
  • Lukas Pilgram, Global Public Policy and Government Affairs Specialist, Delivery Hero
  • Robert Torvelainen, Senior Manager, EU Public Policy, Wolt
  • Isaline Ossieur, Junior adviser, BusinessEurope
  • Ludovic Voet, Confederal Secretary, ETUC


12.45 p.m. - 12.55 p.m. | Conclusions by

  • Cinzia Del Rio, rapporteur of the EESC opinion

12.55 p.m. - 01.00 p.m. | Closing remarks

  • Paul Soete, President of the study group