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23.02.2021 Document

Joint statement - Over half a million people across the globe tell the EU to hold business accountable

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Over half a million people around the globe have demanded a strong EU law to hold corporations accountable for their impact on human rights, including trade union and workers’ rights, and the environment. These demands were made as part of the public consultation launched by the European Commission to get the input of citizens and organisations on the new EU legislation on corporate accountability that is due to be published in June 2021.
22.02.2021 Document

ETUC Statement before 1st stage consultation on Platform Work

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ETUC Statement before 1st stage consultation on Platform Work This week, on Wednesday 24 February 2021, the European Commission will launch the first phase of the consultation of the social partners on improving the working conditions of workers on digital platforms.
22.02.2021 Document

Letter to European Commission on Covid vaccines

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Dear President von der Leyen, Dear Executive Vice President Dombrovskis, Dear Commissioner Kyriakides, The European Trade Union Confederation is writing to you about our concern that the European Union are among World Trade Organisation members which have not yet approved a waiver from the copyright provisions in the TRIPS agreement for Covid-19 vaccines.
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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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Actions
  • Influencing European decision-making
  • Representing workers through European social dialogue
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Aims and priorities
  • United action for Social Europe
  • Quality jobs, workers’ rights and a fair society
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Organisation and people
  • Congress, Executive & Steering Committee
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The Leadership Team
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