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European Social Partners’ Revised Agreement on Parental Leave

Date

15 Jun 2009

Sections

Social Europe & Jobs

BUSINESSEUROPE, UEAPME, CEEP and ETUC,are pleased to invite you to a JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE

In the presence of Vladimir Špidla,

European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

FROM 10H00 UNTIL 11H00 ON THURSDAY 18 JUNE 2009

AT BUSINESSEUROPE’s PREMISES, Room EUROPE,
Avenue CORTENBERGH 168, B-1000 BRUSSELS

We are pleased to invite you to a press conference on 18 June, in the presence of Vladimir Špidla, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, to coincide with the official signing of the revision of our Framework Agreement on parental leave of 1995, which is the basis of the European Directive 96/34/EC of 3 June 1996 on parental leave.

This seventh Framework Agreement took 6 months to negotiate and represents a major achievement for the European social dialogue.

The participants will be:

Philippe de Buck, BUSINESSEUROPE Director General

John Monks, ETUC General Secretary

Ralf Resch, CEEP General Secretary

Andrea Benassi, UEAPME Secretary General

Individual interviews following the press conference can be arranged upon reques

HAFIDA BENYACOUB

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

hafida.benyacoub@ceep.eu / Dir Tel: + 32 (0) 2 229 2154

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