On 4th March 2021, the European Commission presented the European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan. The European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR) is a set of 20 principles that were announced in 2017 at the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth in Gothenburg, Sweden. The vision of Europe possessing a strong social aspect has become one of the political objectives of the European Commission under the leadership of Ursula von der Leyen. In 2020, the European Enterprise Alliance published two...
In light of the European Commission’s review of its trade and investment policy, the EEA is hereby providing responses to the relevant consultation of 16 June 2020 on behalf of its membership. Download PDF
In light of the European Commission’s intentions to propose a new Digital Services Act Package, the EEA is hereby providing key guiding principles on behalf of its membership. Download PDF
In light of the European Commission’s intentions to propose a Regulationon Artificial Intelligence in Q1 of 2021, the EEA is hereby providing key guiding principles on behalf of its membership. Download PDF
The European Enterprise Alliance approves the idea of establishing the Just Transition Fund. We consider the transformation of the energy sector to be one of the biggest challenges in the near future of Europe. Having said that, we would like to point out some general remarks on the proposal. Download PDF
Position Paper on “Fair Minimum Wages” Regulations in the EU – In Light of the European Commission Second Stage of Consultations
The European Commission has launched a second stage of consultations with trade unions and employers’ organisations on 4 June 2020 on fair minimum wages; a priority of the European Commission. It holds as a premise, a fair minimum wage for all workers in the European Union. The aim of the second consultation is to ask trade unions and employers’ organisations what type of policy instrument they would see as most appropriate and to what end. Hereby, as the European Enterprise Alliance, and on...
We consider the European Pillar of Social Rights to be a basic, common set of the social policies’ directions accepted by the member countries. It consists of 20 general rules which ought to be respected by the member countries establishing their regulations on the social and working conditions. Having that in mind, we do not support any legislation at the EU level, aimed at restricting the free movement of people by unification of social security systems that do not reflect capabilities of...
The Just Transition Fund might be an interesting tool to support Poland’s energy transformation, but it certainly will not be the primary source of its financing. Poland will still have to make use of other sources of support from the EU and mobilise considerable resources of its own. Download PDF