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    Position Paper on the Action Plan for a Social Pillar

    Position Paper on the Action Plan for a Social Pillar

    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...

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    Position Paper on “Fair Minimum Wages” Regulations in the EU – In Light of the European Commission Second Stage of Consultations

    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...

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    Position on “Fair Minimum Wages” Regulations in the European Union

    Position on “Fair Minimum Wages” Regulations in the European Union

    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...

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