The training activity focuses on finding the leverage of influence for EWC delegates in the area of psychosocial risks.
Strengthening the European Works Council members' capacity to participate in decision making on the topic of H&S, especially within the field of psychosocial risks, is a key topic in the post-Covid age of digitalisation and inflation-led economic crisis. Companies tend to keep this area out of the reach of EWCs, and the training activity aims to help build up the capacity to change this. We will provide an incentive to monitor the H&S company policies better in this specific area, and allow for exchange of experiences among EU-level EWC representatives, in relation with sustainability reporting standards.
‘Psychosocial risks’ was not included as an information and consultation competence in the EWC Directives, it is nevertheless a topic that is transnational by nature, and it is quite often discussed within EWC plenary sessions. It is supported by several EU-level directives and recommendations and it is also a binding element between representatives from different Member States. Moreover, it is a subject which employees are often in favour of discussing at European level. The goal of the training is to increase EWC influence over this process.
Working language: English; plus a maximum of 2 other languages depending on registrations.
Please see here for the draft programme.
Should you need any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the education officer or administrative assistant running the course (see the information panel to the right for their names, which will lead you to a contact form).