Our Completed Projects

Promoting role of EWCs for social and environmental sustainability of transport sector

The project is joint initiative of national level transport sector social partners from Italy, Lithuanian, Latvia, Croatia, North Macedonia, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia and Spain with involvement of CESI as European level partner who will support the implementation of the existing legal requirements, raise awareness of the potential benefits of European Works Councils for companies and employee representatives, and improve the functioning of European Works Councils by implementing EWC agreements. Project is based on building up the capacity of social partners to make good use of the EWC, to boost the inclusion of trade union representatives in EWC but also ensure their capacity to negotiate an agreement and impact transport environmental policies.

Trade Unions’ Transition- Enhancing Participation in Time of Crisis (TUTEPToC)

Novel COVID -19 pandemic dramatically changed the situation on the labour market. The results turned out more severe in Italy than in any other European member states. Public sector workers face the decisions taken by their companies without making employees involved in those decision-making process. In order to tackle these issues, this project aims to support trade unions and employees to get involved in undertakings to address the crisis caused by the pandemic.  The project includes the preparation, implementation, follow-up and dissemination phases. The number of face-to-face discussions, experience sharing activities coupled with the analysis implemented by the experts will bring sustainable project outcome.

Learning FAST and GREEN

The transition to a green economy is significantly impacting the public transport sector. The EU guidelines for a Just Transition recognize the importance of involving all stakeholders in reducing emissions and adapting to climate change impacts. This includes the engagement of businesses, organizations, governments, and most importantly, the workers themselves. Social partners, such as trade unions, play a crucial role in representing workers and ensuring their involvement in the development and implementation of environmental policies at the company level.

The main objective of this project is to enhance the engagement of trade union representatives in shaping and implementing environmental policies within their respective companies. It is essential to equip local trade union representatives with the necessary knowledge and understanding of the environmental and socioeconomic challenges associated with sustainability efforts. By doing so, trade unions can effectively contribute to industrial dialogue, industrial policies, and incorporate environmental policy design within their organizations, taking into account the consequences of climate change on employment.

In summary, the project aims to empower trade union representatives to actively participate in environmental policy development and implementation, enabling them to address climate change’s impact on employment and integrate sustainability initiatives within their companies.

TRANSposition – reconciliation between the freedom to provide services in the EU and the social rights of posted workers in transport sector