Towards a European Pillar of Social Rights

Towards a European Pillar of Social Rights

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Delivering on a more social and fair Europe is a key priority for this Commission. In his 2015 State of the Union address, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced that he wants to develop a European Pillar of Social Rights.

At the conference in Brussels that closed on January 23rd the consultation on the Pillar, President Juncker highlighted national minimum salaries and national minimum incomes as issues he would like to see addressed by European cooperation on the Pillar.

President Juncker also announced that the European Commission would co-host an EU “Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth” together with Swedish Prime Minister Löfven in Gothenburg on 17 November 2017.

Read the full article on the EC website.

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