Council of the EU reaches general approach on pay transparency

On 6 December 2021, the Council of the EU reached a general approach on the proposal for a directive on pay transparency.

HOTREC welcomes the fact that SMEs kept their exemption on reporting on pay transparency. We also appreciate the introduction, within the proposal, of even more exemptions for small businesses (e.g., from pay progression), as well as more possibilities for companies to justify pay differences. We are also pleased with the recognition of the role of social partners and national law/collective agreements and with the fact that legal and judicial costs take the position of the employer into better account. However, we believe that any assessments should be based on comparable situations based on gender-neutrality.

The European Parliament EMPL and FEMM committees will vote on this proposal in February. HOTREC hopes that compromise amendments will be put forward to protect SMEs from extra administrative and economic burdens.

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12 Jan
12/01/2023    
11:00 - 12:00
Slides are accessible here: https://www.hotrec.eu/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Presentation-HOTREC-workshop-on-PPWR-120123.pdf
7th Coordination Meeting Pact for Skills in Tourism
12/01/2023    
15:00 - 16:30
On 12 January 2023 took place another coordination meeting of the Pact for Skills.
19 Jan
19/01/2023    
All Day
HOTREC has joined the RESTWITHEU project focusing on challenges faced by the restaurant industry. First workshop will be held in Lyon on 19/01/2023.
Meeting with DG GROW - Tourism Unit & HOTREC
24/01/2023    
14:00 - 15:00
Main outcome of the meeting available
25 Jan
25/01/2023    
09:30 - 13:00
Hotel Le Chatelain, Brussels EXCOM Slides - 25 Jan. 2023 - NEW List of Participants Expense Claim Template for ExCom Members HOTREC Guidelines for reimbursement [...]
Info session - EU funding opportunities on trainings to be provided to third country nationals’ willing to work in the hospitality sector
26/01/2023    
11:00 - 12:00
Recording of the session; PowerPoint and general note of the meeting available!
Events on 19/01/2023
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