Social partners stress just transition and targets for EU climate change and energy policy

(18 December 2013) The employers and unions in the EU electricity industry reached a joint position on the proposals of the European Commission with regard to the EU 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy policy. The position: -* Calls for clear long-term and intermediary targets -* Stresses the need to integrate Just Transition policies in the EU's climate change and energy work -* Underlines the role of the social dialogue at company, national and European level -* Demands clarity over the employment consequences and solid impact assessments. - [For more information on the social dialogue in the electricity sector->rub99] - [For previous work of the social partners on climate change->art7501]