Social partners together for digital transformation of the
world of work. New dimensions of social dialogue deriving
from the Autonomous Framework Agreement on Digitalisation




To study the national context, existing strategies and methodologies related to the implementation of the European Social Partners’ Framework Agreement on Digitalisation, the challenges faced by social dialogue deriving from the digital transformation of the world of work, the new opportunities presented by digitalisation

Comparative analysis

To make a comparative analysis of the trends in the partner countries

Raise awareness

To raise awareness of the European autonomous social dialogue outcomes and improve understanding of employers, workers and their representatives of the opportunities and challenges in the world of work resulting from the digital transformation


Exchange experience

Within the context of the European Social Partners’ Framework Agreement on Digitalisation to exchange experience and good practice examples and the role of the social partners and social dialogue in this process


Catalogue of Good Practices

To develop a ‘Catalogue of Good Practices’ to assist the employers’ and workers’ organisations to mutually benefit from the opportunities and deal with the challenges in a partnership approach


Organise discussions

To organise discussions and exchange between workers’ and employers’ representatives on the role of social dialogue in the context of its new dimensions at national and transnational levels by exchange of information and good practice examples

Promote good practices

To promote good practices and positive outcomes of the digital transformation and the role and impact the social dialogue can play in the process for social development and economic effects in the partner countries and other EU Member States


Explore the necessity

To explore the necessity for amendment of the existing national legal frameworks in order to enhance the implementation of the European Social Partners’ Framework Agreement on Digitalisation and to make suggestions to the relevant institutions.


Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA)

The Bulgarian Industrial Association – Union of the Bulgarian Business (BIA) is a voluntary, non-profit and non-governmental organization of the Bulgarian industry, established on 25 April 1980. BIA is an umbrella organization with a matrix structure, vertically representing the branch (sector) oriented organization and horizontally the regional and municipal organizations.

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Estonian Employers’ Confederation (ETKL)

We believe that private sector employers are the key to the development of Estonia and the welfare of its people. Realising this responsibility, we have intentionally taken an active role in improving life in Estonia. The Estonian Employers’ Confederation stands for a vital Estonia, being the voice of employers in Estonia and internationally.

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Malta Chamber

The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry is the independent voice of the private sector in Malta. Its principal mission is to actively represent companies from all economic sectors and ensure that entrepreneurs enjoy the best competitive environment and regulatory conditions possible for the conduct of business.

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Cyprus Workers’ Confederation (SEK)

Brief History

The Cyprus Workers Confederation-SEK, established in 1944, is one of the most important social partners in Cyprus within the framework of tripartite cooperation.
SEK represents through its affiliated unions, workers in all sectors of the country’s economic activity. The mass of members comes from the private sector, but SEK also represents the majority of workers in semi-governmental utilities and services and local authorities, as well as blue-collar public employees.

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Associated organizations


Ibec is Ireland’s largest lobby and business representative group. Our purpose is to help build a better, sustainable future by influencing, supporting and delivering for business success. With over 230 employees, Ibec engages with key stakeholders in Ireland and internationally through our six regional offices and our Brussels office, along with an extensive international network in the UK and US.

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Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (CSE)

The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise produces concrete proposals for measures and reforms that improve the business climate. We provide knowledge and inform opinion. We seek to influence politicians and other decisionmakers. We represent business in discussions with unions and authorities. We give Swedish business a voice in the EU.

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Affiliated entity

Malta Business Bureau

The Malta Business Bureau represents the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry and the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) in Brussels and Malta. It does so by liaising directly with the European institutions, the Maltese Permanent Representation and with umbrella organisations such as BusinessEurope, Eurochambers and Hotrec on all policy and funding issues affecting Maltese business interests.

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Second SC meeting

Second SC meeting

The Second SC meeting was carried out on 22 June 2021 and was attended by all co-beneficiary organizations and four of the associated organizations. During the meeting the following major items were discussed: the desk research – first outcomes, some initial...

The first meeting of the Project Research Team

The first meeting of the Project Research Team

The first meeting of the Project Research Team took place on 18 May 2021 via Zoom. All the researchers from the co-beneficiary organizations and the Research Team Leader - Lyuboslav Kostov made some final remarks/comments on the Research framework and especially the...



The kick-off meeting of the project TransFormWork was carried out on 26.03.2021 via Zoom. It was attended by 34 members of the project team from all co-beneficiary, associated and affiliated organizations. The new project was officially launched and presented by the...

Ομάδα έργου

Maria Theodorou

Project Coordinator
Head of Research and European Programmes Service

Cyprus Employers & Industrialists Federation (OEB)

Lena Panayiotou

Director / Industrial Relations & Social Policy Department

Cyprus Employers & Industrialists Federation (OEB)

Paraskevas Anastasiou

Head / International Relations & Event Management Service

Cyprus Employers & Industrialists Federation (OEB)

Linda Larsson

Project Researcher

Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO)


Project Coordinator

Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO)

Brian McGann

Project Coordinator

Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union (SIPTU)

Kevin P O’Kelly

Project Researcher

Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union (SIPTU)

Raul Aron


Estonian Employers’ Confederation (ETKL)

Johanna Odes

Communication specialist and project coordinator

Estonian Employers’ Confederation (ETKL)

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