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Public Procurement is our business – Joint letter by Social Partners to Commission

Wednesday 10 April 2019

UNI Europa Property Services initiated a joint letter between CoESS, EFCI, FoodServices Europe and EFFAT demanding a public consultation on the future revision of the public procurement directive in 2021. The joint letter also demands that the Commission takes the Best Value Guides in Cleaning and Security into account, when revising the Buying Social Guide….

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‘It is crucial that cleaners and security workers’ voices are heard’ – UNI Europa Property Services elects new Vice Presidents

Friday 22 March 2019

On 21 March, UNI Europa’s Property Services Steering Committee met to discuss the strategic priorities for the coming year. These include building solidarity with cleaners in Portugal, developing a project on recruitment, retention and labour turnover across the two sectors, and developing our work on the Best Value Guide across different countries. The Steering committee…

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Two-year project on the Anticipation of Change in the Private Security Sector concluded

Thursday 28 February 2019

For the last two years, CoESS and UNI Europa Property Services have been involved in the European Commission-funded project “Anticipating, Preparing and Managing Employment in the Private Security Industry” (VS/2017/0020). This project was the result of the CoESS-UNI Europa’s Work Programme in Private Security. The final English language report of the project can be read…

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Watch the Gap! UNI Europa Property Services launches project on  workers’ influence on outsourcing, tender processes and transfer of employment contracts

Thursday 28 February 2019

On 19 February, UNI Europa Property Services, EFFAT, ETF and EPSU had their first steering committee of the project ‘Workers’ influence on outsourcing, tender processes and transfer of employment contracts: watch the gap!’ (VP/2018/006/0014). Co-operating with Syndex, UNI Europa aims to develop an overview of workers’ and trade unions’ participation in the framework of outsourcing…

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Advancing Personal and Household Services (Ad-PHS)

Monday 11 February 2019

Background There are two main sectoral activities in Personal and Household Services (PHS): social care and household support, yet with a possible growing overlap between the two. Current societal developments such as changes to family structures increase the need for PHS. Furthermore, the unprecedented and general ageing of our society increases demand for home help…

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