Brussels, 28/05/2010

A number of subjects will be on the agenda, including: the worsening of the crisis in Europe and its consequences, the state of play in terms of unemployment and the social crisis, the situation of the euro and financial regulation.
The Committee will also debate: revision of the Working Time Directive, public services, management and financing of climate policies and the simplification of legislation (Better Regulation).
The ETUC Executive Committee meeting will be followed, on 4 June, by a meeting of the European social partners with the President of the European Commission, Mr Barroso, to discuss the crucial question of the social dimension of the crisis.

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