Increasing employment levels and prolonging people’s working lives have been important objectives since the late 1990s. These measures include improving of work conditions, and promotion of work ability over the person’s entire working life.
The woodworking industries is not seen as an attractive sector to work in. This was confirmed by a study carried out by the EC. The social partners, both at European and national level, have worked extensively to improve the image of the sector.
This project has been run by teh two social partners in the Sectoral Social Dialogue WOod, being CEI-Bois and EFBWW. The project was co-financed by the European Commission