EFCI and UNI Europa adopt statement on digitalisation
Date: 15-01-2020

 

The European social partners in professional cleaning - the EFCI (European Cleaning and Facility Services Industry) and UNI Europa - have adopted a joint statement on the impact of digitalisation on employment in the sector. The social partners acknowledge a successful digitalisation transition may become an opportunity to enhance professionalism and innovation in the industry, to the benefit of all stakeholders.

This needs a strong engagement from both employers and employees so that it positively results in improvement of labour conditions, acquisition of the necessary skills or productivity, quality and safety gains. The statement says: "A successfully-led digitalisation transition may become an opportunity to enhance professionalism and innovation in the industry, to the benefit of all its actors.

At the same time, it needs a strong engagement from both employers and employees to ensure a smooth and successful digital transition for the sector so that it positively results in improvement of labour conditions, acquisition of the necessary skills or productivity, quality and safety gains."