What is Social Dialogue?

Social dialogue is the process of negotiation by which different actors in society (or ‘social partners’) reach agreement to work together on policies and activities. Social dialogue takes place at national sectoral and regional level.

Which are the various forms of the Social Dialogue?

The social dialogue can be ‘Bipartite’ and brings together workers and employers, whereas ‘tripartite’ social dialogue also involves government.

Which are the objectives of the social dialogue?

  • Social peace.
  • Resolution of the economic and social major problems.
  • Sustainability of businesses and social protection.
  • Economic development and social progress.
  • Creation of descent and productive jobs.

Which are the most common activities in Social Dialogue?

  • Collective bargaining.
  • Consultation.
  • Information sharing.