This Autonomous Agreement has been concluded by the European cross-sectoral social partners (BusinessEurope, SMEunited, CEEP and the ETUC) in June 2020 and applies to the whole of the EU/EEA.
The European Pillar of Social Rights is the social strategy to make sure that the transitions of climate-neutrality, digitalisation and demographic change, as well as the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, are socially fair and just.
Social Innovation and Workplace Innovation will get now more visibility, support and funding to move forward to new and better practices in Germany.
The Corona crisis hit hard, both at home and at work. Suddenly, employees had to work from home as much as possible whilst their organisations did not have the time to properly prepare for this change.
At the ‘Skills for industry conference’ in June 2019 Joost Korte, Director General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion at the European Commission stressed that “Europe needs a skills revolution.
In early 2019, the Flemish government launched a project around workplace innovation in residential care homes. Its goal is to encourage more residential care homes to embrace innovative working practices.