On September 10th, representatives of employers from 15 countries will visit Warsaw to participate in the Fifth International Coordinating Council of Employers’ Unions. The next day members of the International Organization of Employers from Europe and central Asia will hold a meeting. Both events will be hosted by Employers of Poland.
The Council’s activities will be summarized and representatives of organizations associated in ICCEU, will elect the Council Chairman for 2015.
The main topics of discussion in Sheraton hotel will be: challenges for small and medium enterprises in access to financing and employment policy, the role of employers in shaping the labor market and vocational training, the role of social dialog, value-based management, as well as economic relations in light of contemporary global trends, challenges and changes.
The ICCEU meeting will also be a great opportunity to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the economic and political transformation in Poland and Central Europe.
The International Coordinating Council of Employers’ Unions was established on April 15th 2010 by 15 organizations from 13 countries, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Romania, Ukraine and Estonia. The aim of the Council is to support establishing long-term relations between employers’ organizations and exchange experiences in regulating working relations. Since January 1st,, the Council is chaired by Andrzej Malinowski, president of Employers of Poland.
The IOE meeting will be focused on employers organizations in former socialist countries – the labour market in the region and the right to industrial action. To commemorate the 25th jubilee of Employers of Poland, the issue will be discussed based on the case of Poland.
Since its establishment in 1920, the International Organization of Employers (IOE) is recognized as the only body working in the name of Employers on an international level, dealing with employment issues and social affairs. Currently IOE affiliates 148 members from 141 countries, including. Employers of Poland are a member since 1991, as the only Polish organization.