|Employees' organisations||Employers' organisations|
|industriAll||The European Apparel and Textile Organisation|
Social dialogue in this sector covers:
In the EU, the textile and clothing sector employs around 1.8 million people (almost 1% of the EU workforce).
The industry is competitive in areas such as technical and industrial textiles, non-woven products and high-quality fashion.
Job opportunities are geographically spread, and the workforce is skilled in the use of new technologies.
The Committee is currently focusing on:
Check the library entries for this sectoral social dialogue committee.
See also "European sectoral social dialogue – recent developments" (2010 brochure).