|Workers' organisations||Employers' organisations|
|industriAll European Trade Union||The European Apparel and Textile Confederation (EURATEX)|
Social dialogue in this sector covers activities defined by NACE (Rev. 2) classes 13 and 14:
EU-wide, the textile and clothing sector employs over 1.86m people (Eurostat, 2014 Labour Force Survey data) - about 0.85% of the EU workforce - in over 180 000 firms (Eurostat, 2014 Business Statistics).
The industry is competitive in areas such as technical and industrial textiles, non-woven products and high-quality fashion. The workforce in these areas is skilled in new technologies.
Job opportunities are geographically spread, and the workforce is skilled in the use of new technologies.
Job opportunities are spread over a wide geographic area.
The Committee is currently focusing on:
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