Even if the acceding countries have achieved a lot of progress in the integration of this acquis, significant weaknesses remain. Most of them have organised consultations between the State and the social partners within tripartite structures which have helped to maintain a degree of social consensus, concerning the reforms carried out during the first years of transition. The absence of social dialogue and social partners at sectoral level could become a problem in the light of enlargement: not only does it restrict the scope of collective bargaining, but it could also hinder the necessary participation by the partners from the acceding countries in the social dialogue at Community level.
The latter must prepare for the sectoral social dialogue machinery at European level. In reality, the social dialogue cannot be effective and improve the implementation at local level of national and Community provisions without a proper link between its development at the different levels: sectoral, undertaking, national and regional.
We need a revolution in our ways of thinking about the governance of our economies. Signed, on july 2003 by CoESS and UNI-Europa after almost two years of common work, the “Code of Conduct and Ethics for the Private Security Sector” was presented in September 2003 in Brussels at the “EC Forum Liaison of the sectoral social Dialogue”.
Now the objective is to elaborate a practical manual to help companies to adopt the good practices. Cash-in-transit. Launch of a synthesis comparative study of the various legislations concerning the transport of values in the countries of the European Union. Conveyancing Lawyers Despite a lot of efforts already obtained (regular newsletters, meetings, creation of a website, studies and enquiries, …) there is still a huge amount of work to be done at the national level to inform both the members of our national federations and the national political decision makers on the activities, actions and results by CoESS: how it contributes to job creation, to the quality of jobs and of services, to professionalism of the industry, to a fairer competition and a safer society.