FIEC joins CEN in communication about standards

FIEC will join other construction industry stakeholders as a partner in CEN’s communication campaign, which will include a number of events, culminating in a consultation phase for CEN-CENELEC’s strategy for 2020 and beyond.  FIEC and CEN-CENELEC share a number of common approaches to major EU policies, as outlined in FIEC’s manifesto for the EU Term 2019-2024, which will feature on the «Standards Build Trust» website. More information can be found below.

 

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European Parliament resumes business on tachographs

 

On 19 September 2019 the European Parliament’s Transport Committee decided to resume business from the previous legislature concerning the Mobility Package 1 files, including the revision of the so-called ‘driving times’ regulation and related ‘tachograph’ regulation. This means that the European Parliament will enter into trilogues with the position adopted in April 2019. The latter is in line with FIEC’s position, recognising that construction companies are not road transport companies and should be exempt from the scope of the legislation as it would impose a disproportionate burden on the sector.

 

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FIEC joins CEN in communication about standards

FIEC will join other construction industry stakeholders as a partner in CEN’s communication campaign, which will include a number of events, culminating in a consultation phase for CEN-CENELEC’s strategy for 2020 and beyond.  FIEC and CEN-CENELEC share a number of common approaches to major EU policies, as outlined in FIEC’s manifesto for the EU Term 2019-2024, which will feature on the «Standards Build Trust» website. More information can be found below.

 

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Paritarian social funds on the agenda of TANSIRC seminar in Bucharest

On 20th September, FIEC, EFBWW and AEIP organised a seminar – in the framework of the TANSIRC project – aimed at promoting paritarian social funds in the construction industry in Central and Eastern European countries. Amongst other issues, social partners from these countries had the opportunity to learn from the German and Romanian experiences. Implementing paritarian social funds can help reinforce industrial relations and strengthen social partners at national level.

 

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