Draft programme, Budapest 13-14 October 2004

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ETLC Conference

“Strengthening the cross-border cooperation of workers’ representatives
in transnational transport, travel and tourism companies”

Budapest, Hungary, 13-14 October 2004

Draft programme


Wednesday, 13 October 2004

2 pm Welcome and opening

Gabriele GUGLIELMI, ETLC Chairman
Béla PáL, State Secretary for Tourism, Hungary
Pál KOVACS, Vice-President, Vendéglato és idegenforgalmi szakszervezet (VISZ), Hungary


2.30 pm EU 25 – New challenges for the tourism sector?

Dagmar GAVLASOVA, President, Ceskomoravský Odborovy Svaz Pohostinství Hotelu a Cestovniho Ruchu (COSPHCR), Czech Republic
NN, Hotel Association of Hungary (HAH)
Henry SIEB, ver.di, Germany

Discussion


4 pm Coffee break


4.30 pm Industrial relations and employment conditions in the transport, travel and tourism sector

Ildiko KREN, EFFAT Coordinator Central and Eastern Europe:
Karmen LEBAN, General Secretary, Sindikat Delavcev Gostinstva in Turizma Slovenije (SGITS), Slovenia
Anna URBANEK, Cabin Crew Union LOT Polish Airlines

Discussion


6 pm End of the first day


8 pm Joint dinner



Thursday, 14 October 2004

9 am Trans-national companies in transport, travel and tourism – activities in an enlarged Europe

Josef MAURER, Cabin Crew Union of CSA Czech Airlines
Adam TORNAY, Corinthia Hotels
NN, TUI

Discussion


10.30 am Coffee break


11 am European Works Councils in trans-national transport, travel and tourism companies – agents for social progress

Christian JUYAUX, Comité Européen du Dialogue Social of Club Mediterranée
Nicole DONNAT, Comité de Groupe Européen of Air France

Discussion

        30.Lunch


2 pm Strengthening information, consultation and participation rights of workers in an enlarged European Union – what needs to be done

François BALLESTERO, ETF
Manfred SEMMLER-THURNER, UNI Europa
Kerstin HOWALD, EFFAT

Discussion


3.30 pm Pedro ORTúN-SILVáN, European Commission


4 pm Conclusions
Gabriele GUGLIELMI, ETLC Chairman


4.30 pm End of the conference