16 March 2016
EU: trade union & employers agree on refugee crisis, digitalisation, industrial policy, & social dialogue
Joint statements on
· Refugee crisis – joint statement of the EU economic and social partners (unofficial translations available in DE, FR, GR, HU, IT)
· Digitalisation – joint statement of the European social partners
· Industrial Policy – joint statement by BUSINESSEUROPE and ETUC
Joint declaration on
· A new start for a strong social dialogue
The joint statements and joint declaration were presented by the President of BUSINESSEUROPE Emma Marcegaglia to Presidents Juncker and Tusk, and Dutch Prime Minister Rutte at the Tripartite Social Summit on Wednesday 16 March.
The social partners request that the declaration is supported by the European Commission and Council, the EU institutions directly involved in the new start of social dialogue.
For more information contact:
Julian Scola, ETUC, firstname.lastname@example.org, mob +32 486 117 394
Peter Sennekamp, BUSINESSEUROPE, email@example.com, mob +32 496 91 93 15
Maxime Staelens, CEEP firstname.lastname@example.org, tel +32 2 229 2140
Jenny Manin, UEAPME, email@example.com, mob +32 496 520 329