The ETUC’s German affiliate the DGB has got together with Hungarian trade unions to approve a declaration to ensure quality work and fair mobility.
The principal aim of the statement is to raise the minimum wage so as to prevent poverty in the EU. No full-time salary should be below the national poverty line. Working people should not be expected merely to survive on their wages, they should be able to live in dignity.
The signing ceremony was hosted by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Budapest, and attended by DGB board member Stefan Körzell.
Read more (video in German with Hungarian subtitles).