ETUC Austerity Watch



Attempts to return Europe to a regime of austerity cuts are gaining ground.

The European trade union movement stands united in rejecting a return to cuts that punish working communities. A key battlefield is the upcoming reform of the Stability and Growth Pact, which could set binding rules that would plunge Europe into austerity.

In an effort to expose decision-makers who are endorsing this approach, the ETUC has launched Austerity Watch. This series of updates will focus on threats in the budgetary, fiscal, economic, social, and environmental fields.

Austerity Watch will be regularly updated, and all issues will be made available below: