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12.01.2021 Publication

Sign on: Joint Appeal on EU-China Investment Agreement

JOINT APPEAL ON THE INCLUSION OF A HUMAN RIGHTS CLAUSE IN THE EU-CHINA COMPREHENSIVE AGREEMENT ON INVESTMENT To the attention of: Commissioner for Trade, Mr. Valdis Dombrovskis President of the European Council, Mr. Charles Michel President of the European Commission, Mrs. Ursula von der Leyen President of the European Parliament, Mr. David Sassoli High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Mr. Josep Borrell Members of the European Parliament
16.12.2020 Document

ETUC Statement for International Migrants Day

To mark International Migrants Day on 18 December, ETUC honours and thanks all workers, migrant and local, who continue to risk their lives to provide essential services and keep vital sections of the economy going through the COVID19 pandemic. 13% of key workers in essential jobs in the EU are migrants. Up to 1/3 domestic and care workers, & labourers in construction & mining, all key workers, are foreign born.
16.12.2020 Document

ETUC position on the European Central Bank Strategy Review (Adopted)

ETUC position on the European Central Bank Strategy Review Adopted at the virtual Executive Committee Meeting of 9-10 December 2020 Introduction In February 2020, the European Central Bank (ECB) launched its strategy review under the branding “ECB Listens”. Since then, many events took place, all consecutive and consequential to the COVID-19 pandemic. The strategy review is taking place throughout 2020, while the questionnaire related to the review was postponed once, with the deadline being the end of October 2020.
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The ETUC takes action in a number of ways: through political pressure and negotiations with EU institutions, social dialogue, and large-scale demonstrations.

Since the start of the crisis, the European Union has demonstrated its growing power over countries that use the single currency. But even outside the Eurozone, EU Member States face the same challenges and are becoming increasingly interdependent. Climate change, energy supply, worker mobility and migration are among the issues that cannot be tackled by individual nations.

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  • Quality jobs, workers’ rights and a fair society
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