|Employees' organisations||Employers' organisations|
|UNI Europa||European Confederation of Private Employment Agencies|
Social dialogue in this sector covers:
Temping agency work is a unique, "triangular" form of employment. In some countries, the use and regulation of temping agencies is extensive and well established - in others it is a relatively new phenomenon.
Temping is a significant form of employment in most EU countries and employs large numbers of workers, especially in the larger economies. Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and the UK have a particularly well-developed temping agency sector.
EU directive 2008/104 on temporary agency work defines a general framework for the working conditions of temporary workers in the EU. The directive aims to guarantee a minimum level of effective protection to temporary workers and to contribute to the development of the temporary work sector as a flexible option for employers and workers.
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).