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Why joining EASE?


Today, employers have their say in the sport and active leisure sector at the European level through EASE and have an important part to play in the building of an effective employer network across the European Union.

TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO GET INVOLVED IN THIS ON-GOING PROCESS AND JOIN US !

Who can be a member of EASE?


Preamble:

Organisations dealing with sports and active leisure and associated collective or individual activities have decided to participate in the social dialogue as defined by the European Union, under the identity of the European Association of Sport Employers (EASE).

This participation relates to the following 3 main sub-sectors:
-professional sport,
-not-for-profit sport (as opposed to professional),
-active leisure

which are constituted as Permanent Committees within EASE.



There are 2 categories of members as defined in the Article 6 of EASE statutes.


Article 6: FULL AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

a) Full membership is open to employers' groups and associations which are formally recognised at regional, national or European level as the representative bodies for employers within the sub-sectors as identified in the Preamble.

b) Associate membership is open to
• similar employers' groups and associations which are in the process of recognition, and
• European groups and associations which are active in the sub-sectors as identified in the Preamble and do not have the status of employers' representatives.


How to become member of EASE?


Article 7: APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

Application for membership shall be sent in writing to EASE along with the applicant's Bye-Laws and the list of its Board members. EASE Board will review the application and its decision will be final.

Membership form to be filled out and sent to EASE by each organisation wishing to become member of EASE - -


Database social partners

Database of the employer and employee organisations in the EU25 (as of 31.12.2006)

Statement on EU social dialogue in the sport sector, 12th Dec. 2012

EASE and UNI Europa Sport, the social partners in the European sport sector, concluded the first meeting of a two year test phase for a European Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee today in Brussels. The meeting was chaired by Jean-Paul Tricart, the head of the European Commission's social dialogue unit. More...

Commission's Communication on Sport, Jan. 2011

The European Commission adopted a Communication entitled “Developing the European Dimension in Sport” on 18th January 2011 that flows from the European Union new role under the Lisbon Treaty to support and coordinate sport policy measures taken by Member States.
The Commission confirms its support to the EU social partners and announces the launching in 2012 of a test phase of 2 years of the ESSDC for sports and active leisure.
EASE issued a Common position on the article on EU social dialogue.

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