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ETUC General Secretary Luca Visentini holds a sign saying: "A fairer Europe for workers"
16.01.2020 Press release

Social issues should be priority for the Conference on the Future of Europe

Commenting on the Resolution adopted by the European Parliament on the upcoming Conference on the Future of Europe, ETUC General Secretary Luca Visentini said: “We welcome the resolution and the excellent work done by the European Parliament in preparation of the Conference o
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14.01.2020 Press release

Just Transition Mechanism: ETUC comment

Commenting on the publication of the European Commission’s proposal for the establishment of a Just Transition Mechanism, ETUC Confederal Secretary Ludovic Voet said:

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09.01.2020 Document

ETUC Position on the Proposals for a Budgetary Instrument for Convergence and Competitiveness (BICC) and new developments of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM)

Brussels, 9th January 2020 To Executive Committee  For information to ETUC Member Organisations Dear colleagues, Following the Executive Committee meeting which took place on 17-18 December 2019, we would like to share the enclosed ETUC Position on the Proposals for a Budgetary Instrument for Convergence and Competitiveness (BICC) and new developments of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) that was adopted. Best regards, Liina Carr Confederal Secretary
08.01.2020 Document

ETUC position on the EU enlargement adopted at the EXCO 17-18 December 2019

Brussels, 7th January 2020 To Executive Committee For information to ETUC Member Organisations Dear colleagues, Happy New Year! Please see attached the ETUC position on the EU enlargement adopted at the last Executive Committee meeting on 17-18 December 2019 (item 12). Best regards, Liina Carr Confederal Secretary
18.12.2019 Document

ETUC Executive Committee statement on the lack of Social Dialogue on Labour Law reform in Ukraine

ETUC Executive Committee statement on the lack of Social Dialogue on Labour Law reform in Ukraine Adopted at the Executive Meeting of 17-18 December 2019 The ETUC Executive Committee expresses its concerns about the perceived lack of willingness of the Ukrainian government to undertake a proper consultation process with the social partners on the Labour Law reform and pledges to raise this with the European Commission and Parliament.
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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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