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07-02-2022

PHS contribution to falls prevention

On January 27, 2022, The French Presidency of the Council of the EU held an online Ministerial Conference on “Enhancing Cooperation to Prevent Loss of Autonomy Caused by Falls”. On this occasion, EFSI highlighted PHS key role in adapting care and support to the elderly.Read more...

12-01-2022

Joint statement on Eurofound's industrial relations landscape report

The PHS stakeholders, EFFAT, EFFE, EFSI and UNI Europa issued a joint statement on Eurofound’s report “Industrial relations landscape report on Central government administration, education, human health, local and regional government, and social services sectors”, published last December 2021.Read more...

23-12-2021

Seasons' Greetings

The European Federation for Services to Individuals (EFSI) wishes you a very Merry Christmas and a successful Happy New Year. We also take this opportunity to thank you for your inputs and interest in EFSI activities in 2021.Read more...

07-12-2021

Health and safety at work in PHS

Aurélie Decker, Director of EFSI, and Nuria Ramos Martin, lecturer at the Fair Work and Equality law Clinic-University of Amsterdam, organised a hybrid seminar on health and safety at work in the personal and household services sector (PHS) on the 16th of November 2021. The seminar was organised in cooperation with the Fair Work and Equality Law Clinic (Amsterdam Law Clinics - University of Amsterdam).Read more...

29-10-2021

Gender equality and domestic services provision

On the 27th of October 2021, the European Parliament Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) held a public hearing on “Enhancing gender equality through common European action on care”. Read more...

17-10-2021

EFSI elects new President

On the occasion of the Extraordinary General Meeting held on the 8th of October 2021, EFSI members elected Herwig Muyldermans has new Chair for a two-years mandate. Read more...

28-06-2021

European alliance calls on EU governments to ratify convention on domestic workers

An alliance of employers, trade unions, European and international institutions and civil society organisations has ramped up calls for the protection of Europe’s 9.5 million domestic workers, including millions of home care workers.Read more...