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GUE/NGL Trade Union Conference

Event date: 27 Sep 17 - 28 Sep 17

in cooperation with TUNE (Trade Unionists Network Europe)

GUE/NGL Trade Union Conference

Date

27 Sep 17 - 28 Sep 17

GUE/NGL Trade Union Conference
in cooperation with TUNE (Trade Unionists Network Europe)

Wednesday        27 September 2017, 15.00h - 18.30h
Thursday        28 September 2017, 9.00h - 12.30h + 14.30h - 17.30h
European Parliament Brussels, ASP 1 G 2

Wednesday 27 September 2017, 15.00h - 18.30h

Wednesday 27 September

 

15.00 – 15.15   Welcome by Patrick Le Hyaric, vice-president, GUE-NGL, Heinz Bierbaum, TUNE

15.15 – 16.30:  Precarious Work – which trade union response?

Speakers:

  • 15.15 – 15.45 Simonetta Ponzi, CGIL, Italy
  • 15.45 – 16.15 Cristina Faciaben, CCOO, Spain
  • 16.15 – 16.30 Debate 

Moderator: Antonio Morandi

16.30 – 18.30:  Pillar of Social Rights: What we need and what to expect from the EC?

 Speaker:

  • 16.30 – 17.00 Esther Lynch, Confederal secretary, ETUC
  • 17.00 – 17.30 Kostadinka Kuneva, MEP
  • 18.00 – 18.30 Concluding remarks

   Moderator: Heinz Bierbaum and Peter Damo

 

Thursday 28 September

09.00 –09.15   Arrival

09.15 – 10.45  What’s in the EU pipeline for workers and trade unions?

  Speakers:

  • 09.15 – 09.35 Rina Ronja Kari, MEP, EMPL-co-coord.

- Overview Employment Policy, Posting of workers

  • 09.35 – 09.45 Questions and answers
  • 09.45 – 10.05 Paloma Lopez, MEP

Road package

  • 10.05 – 10.15 Questions and answers
  • 10.15 – 10.35 Kostadinka Kuneva, MEP

Work-Life balance

  • 10.35 – 10.45 Questions/answers

  Moderator: Martin Krämer

10.45 – 13.00                Right to strike, collective bargaining – challenges for the workers

Speakers:

  • 10.45 – 11.15 Charles-André Quesnel, chairman, European Transport Workers Federation-Air Traffic Management
  • 11.15 – 11.45 Jonathan Hayward, International Officer (UNITE the Union)
  • 11.45 – 13.00 Debate

 Moderators: Enrique Carmona and Henrik Bay Clausen

13.00 – 15.00                Networking lunch     

15.00 – 16.15                Workers struggles:

  • 15.00 – 15.15 Heiner Reimann, Amazon workers,

IG Metall, Germany

  • 15.15 – 15.30 Zoran Markovic, FIAT, Conf. of Autonomous Trade Unions of Serbia (CATUS)
  • 15.30 – 16.00 Questions and debate

  Moderator: Mads Bruun Pedersen

16.00 – 17.00         A message to the Summit in Gothenburg 17 November

 

Interpretation: FR - DE - IT - NL - EN - DA - EL - ES - PT - SV - CS - HR

For more information please contact: karola.boger@europarl.europa.eu

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