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27 Oct 2020 11:00 to 12:30




Social Europe & Jobs
How private employment services support companies , workers and societies in the new normal

Event Description

World Employment Confederation - Europe/ Bundesarbeitgeberverband der Personaldienstleister webconference on the occasion of the German EU Council Presidency

27th October 2020, 11:00 12:30 CET

While Germany holds the EU Council Presidency in the second half 2020 , the COVID- 19 pandemic continues to dominate the European political questions.

Key questions centre on how to ensure a safe return to work in the new normal, on how labour markets needs to adapt in the context of the deep economic recession caused by ec onomic lockdown , and how to support the economic and social recovery.

The Word Employment Confederation - Europe published recently a comprehensive policy paper , outlining key concepts and recommendations for the economic and social recovery.

The webconference of the World Employment Confederation - Europe and its German Member, the Bundesarbeitgeberverband der Personaldienstleister aims to provide a platform for discussing policies and solutions to pave the way for the economic and social recovery, building on the role of the private employment services industry.

Main speakers:

  • Björn Böhning , State Secretary of the German Ministry of Employment and Social Affai rs

  • Sebastian Lazay, President Bundesarbeitgeberverband der Personaldienstleister

  • Bettina Schaller, President of the World Employment Confederation – Europe

  • Holger Schäfer, Senior Economist , IW Institute Cologne

  • TBC, Client Company

The webconference will be moderated by Jan Ole Schneider, Vice - President of Bundesarbeitgeberverband der Personaldienstleister.

Simultaneous interpretation from and into English and German will be provided.