The closing conference of the project VS/2018/0030 „Promotion of Youth Workers Involvement and Decision Making in Trade Unions and Undertakings” took place in Sofia (Bulgaria) on June 5-6, 2019.
More than 80 representatives from trade unions and employers’ organizations from Bulgaria, Latvia, Croatia, Hungary and Montenegro attended the closing conference of the project.
The conference participants were introduced to the process of the implementation and results of the project VS/2018/0030 ” Promotion of Youth Workers Involvement and Decision Making in Trade Unions and Undertakings” and appreciated it, pointing out that the activities initiated within the project should continue at both national and international level. The conference participants expressed great interest in the training programm for young trade union leaders developed within the project and the survey for young trade unions members/young workers on involvement and decision-making implemented within the project.
Trade unionists from Bulgaria, Latvia, Croatia, Hungary and Montenegro shared their experiences on unionizing young workers and involvement and decision-making at the company level. The practical work in groups was organized during the conference where practical solutions on improving the work of the trade unions, raising the awareness of the employees and promoting the involvement of employees were developed for both the daily work process of the trade unions and further cooperation projects.
The international closing conference of the project VS/2018/0030 “Promotion of Youth Workers Involvement and Decision Making in Trade Unions and Undertakings” enabled its participants to gain valuable knowledge and broaden the perspective of trade union work with young workers, which will help on everyday basis to improve the achievement of trade union goals and to strengthen the trade union movement and social dialogue in Europe.