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social partners

a European term for representatives of employers and labour i.e. EMPLOYERS ASSOCIATIONS and TRADE UNIONS. See SOCIAL DIALOGUE.
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Labour Minister Soteroulla Charalambous said this was the first time the Social Insurance Fund would have a real reserve and it also upgraded the role of social partners in investment policies.
Vladimir pidla, the EU Commissioner responsible for Employment, Social Affairs and Gender Equality, is expected shortly to launch a consultation of social partners on the protection of health service workers against risks of infection linked to syringes.
The EEA EFTA social partners' participation in the EU Social Dialogue has provided them with a unique potential of influencing EU/EEA social legislation as compared to that of EFTA governments.
South Africas National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) social partners agreed in a workshop held in Johannesburg yesterday to put on hold the signing of the International Labour Organizations (ILOs) Employment Policy Convention No.
"But how can we do better when there are around 30 people at the table and especially considering that the social partners do not present shared views," asks an official.
The CEEP represents enterprises and organisations from across Europe, both public and private, at national, regional and local level, which are public employers or providers of services of general interest, and is one of the three European social partners.
What challenges and tasks does the new economy bring for businesses, governments and social partners? What implications are involved for public policy?
"The way in which the Federal Government deals with the social partners is now also causing waves in the EU Commission.
With a major ministerial meeting on youth employment only a few weeks away, the European social partners recommended making knowledge, transition from education to employment, employment and entrepreneurship the priorities.
Should one leave the question to the social partners or decide on a legal regulation?
In a declaration published at the start of the meeting, Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso emphasised the importance of ensuring greater involvement of social partners in EMU governance.
The Social Policy Department of the Regional State Administration hosted a roundtable with the participation of social partners, which reviewed the decision of the National Tripartite Social and Economic Council on the question "On the Preservation and Development of Ukraine's Labor Potential".

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