European Social Dialogue

Category: Social Dialogue
Published on Friday, 16 October 2015

The reform of the European ATM will implies changes in working conditions for workers, including ATSEP's.

Therefor the European Commission has established sectoral dialogue committees by a decision of 20 May 1998 (98/500/EEC) , promoting the Dialogue between the social partners at European level.

On 20 December 2010, the European Commission has decided to create a specific expert group on the social dimension of the Single European Sky. This group will be consulted on all Commission proposals in the field of the Single European Sky having a significant social impact (Decision of 20 December 2010 C/2010/9016 pdf - 66 KB [66 KB] Deutsch (de) français (fr) ).

Further, staff are represented at different European levels, either as observer, either as representative.
IFATSEA has representation in: 

  • ICB: Industrial Consultation Body, has been created by the SES legislation to provide advice
  • EASC: European ATM Staff Representatives Conference, discussion platform with Eurocontrol DG and the Senior Managers.
  • EASA: European Aviation Safety Agency,
  • the different FAB's