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Sectoral social dialogue - Gas

Social partners

Employees' organisations Employers' organisations

industriAll European Trade Union
European federation of Public Service Unions

The European Union of the Natural Gas Industry

Social dialogue in this sector covers:

  • production and distribution of gas.

In the EU, the gas sector employs around 250,000 people.

Focus areas

The Committee is currently focusing on:

  • skills and qualifications
  • demographic change
  • restructuring
  • social aspects of corporate social responsibility
  • the strong impact on the sector of the EU's move towards a low-carbon economy (social dimension of the Energy Roadmaps 2050 and the Energy Community)
  • health and safety.

Activities and meetings

Check the library entries for this sectoral social dialogue committee.


  • Joint position on Energy Roadmaps – 2011
  • Joint submission regarding the DG ENER consultation paper "Towards a New Energy Strategy for Europe 2011-2020" - 2010

See also "European sectoral social dialogue – recent developments" (2010 brochure).