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13-05-2022

Comparative study on Health and Safety in PHS

On May 13, 2022, the Fair Work and Equality Law Clinic of the University of Amsterdam published a comparative study of Belgium, the Netherlands and Italy, in the Personal and Household Services’ (PHS) occupational health and safety (OSH). Also, EFSI members contributed through interviews to the data collection process.Read more...

04-05-2022

Save the Date: Domestic and Home Care European Forum

The European Federation of Services to Individuals (EFSI) and the French Services to Individuals trade show are partnering to organise this unique event in Paris on the 29th of November 2022. Read more...

29-03-2022

Joint recommendation for migrant care workers and service users to be included in the upcoming EU Care Strategy

On March 29, 2022, EFSI have joint forces with other stakeholders to propose common recommendations for the EU Care Strategy, focusing on migrants as both care workers and services recipients. Read more...

21-03-2022

Tackling undeclared work in the PHS sector

On March 2022, PHS Social Partners issued a set of recommendations calling Member States, the European Labour Authority and the European Commission to implement concrete actions that will contribute to the reduction of undeclared work in PHS. Read more...

10-03-2022

EU Social Partners Joint Strategy to raise PHS sectors’ profile

On March 11, 2022, the European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions (EFFAT), the European Federation for Family Employment and Home Care (EFFE), the European Federation for Services to Individuals (EFSI), and Uni Europa issued a Press release sealing their commitment towards increased recognition for the PHS sectors.Read more...

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...