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Sectoral social dialogue - Gas

Social partners

Employees' organisations Employers' organisations
industriAll 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).


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