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Specific objectives

  • Raise awareness of employer representatives about EU promoted mechanisms for information, consultation and participation in companies particularly works councils/EWC;
  • Promote the above mechanisms to develop company-suited measures for a joint strategy in tackling the Coronavirus-triggered crisis, to find country/location-specific solutions but without discriminating based on that aspect, and to increase overall employer-worker cooperation;
  • Promote achievements of works councils to date;
  • Develop a framework for anti-crisis measure implementation based on key factors in the sector, driving forces in its macro-environment and plausible scenarios;
  • Train participants in effective online collaboration, whose importance is highlighted by the pandemic, and recommended protocols for online works councils’ meetings;
  • Inform participants on important considerations for social partners while conducting crisis negotiations;
  • Instruct participants on cross-border restructuring process;
  • Promote transnational partnership between representatives of social partners, representing employers and workers, based on mutual understanding of their best interests;
  • Familiarize participants with an analysis of drivers of change in the metal sector;
  • Familiarize participants with the concept of an agile approach to addressing crisis on the company level and in developing company level partnerships between stakeholders;
  • Contribute to improved health of the European metal sector through developing long-term solutions;
  • Promote inclusion of social actors from candidate countries to ensure their familiarity with EU laws and co-design pathways with EU member states to reinforce cohesion.
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