17.12.2021 Document

Letter to Commission on TRIPS waiver for COVID vaccines

Dear Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis, Dear Valdis, It has been nearly two years since the outbreak of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Workers have stepped up, putting themselves at risk to safeguard people’s lives, livelihoods, and the global economy, and driven outstanding advances in science and medicine with the rapid development of Covid-19 tests, treatments, drugs, medical devices, personal protective equipment and, most importantly, vaccines.
14.12.2021 Document

ETUC Guidelines to provide inputs in the Public debate for the EU Economic Governance Review (adopted)

ETUC Guidelines to provide inputs in the Public debate for the EU Economic Governance Review Adopted at the virtual Executive Committee Meeting of 8-9 December 2021 The European Commission has relaunched the consultation on “economic governance”: the rules that govern economic policymaking across EU countries. Our aim is to move away from austerity and create conditions that bring about the permanent mobilisation of resources for investments and the financing of the European social policies.