Commenting on the overall conclusions of the informal meeting of the Heads of State /Government, in which they
Commit to reduce inequalities, defend fair wages and fight poverty and discrimination
Commit to achieve new EU targets to increase employment and training and reduce poverty
Recognise that the European Pillar of Social Rights is a fundamental element of recovery
Luca Visentini, ETUC General Secretary, said
The European Commission’s Work Programme 2021 contains some positive commitments, some surprising omissions and at least one absurd proposal according to a first assessment by the ETUC.
On the positive side are commitments to