March 8


09:00 am - 01:00 pm

Event Category:

Social Dialogue, Tourism


Dear colleagues,

We have the pleasure to invite you to the Steering Committee Meeting of the Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee Horeca, which will take place on Monday, 8 March 2021. Please note that the meeting’s working language will be English, no interpretation will be provided.

EFFAT PREPARATORY MEETING (9 to 10 am): Click here to join the Teams meeting
Open the link above and click “join” the meeting. The online meeting platform will be open 15 minutes before the start of the meeting, so we can assist everyone to obtain access, allowing us to start the meeting in time.

JOINT EFFAT-HOTREC MEETING (10.30 am to 13.00 pm): click here to join Zoom meeting
The joint EFFAT-HOTREC meeting is accessible via Zoom. On the day of the meeting you will be able to click the button “Join meeting” and you should be automatically connected to the meeting (Meeting ID: 836 8392 4468 – Passcode: 792966)

Main items on the agenda will be:

1.COVID-19 crisis hospitality sector: Tour the table for social partners to provide input1
– Situation of the hospitality sector in Europe
– State of play of the dissemination of the joint HOTREC-EFFAT statement on “Rebuilding the hospitality sector”
– Update on joint actions and possible future joint initiatives
– Initiatives taken to safeguard companies and workers income and jobs, and to ensure health & safety, e.g. by governments, companies, trade unions

2. Qualification & training – discussion and updates
– Pact for Skills
– EFFAT-HOTREC European Alliance for Apprenticeships Pledge

3. Other items on the EFFAT-HOTREC Work Programme 2021-2022
– Platform Economy
– Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Workplace
– European Platform on Undeclared Work o Sector-specific seminar for the HORECA sector (Q2 or Q3 2021)
– New technologies, automation and robotisation
– Refugees

4. Update by DG EMPL : policy developments & initiatives in the field of employment and social affairs

If you have any specific questions, please do not hesitate to contact the EFFAT Secretariat.

Looking forward to see you all back virtually!

With kind regards,