ETUC CB committee rejects wage recommendations

The ETUC organised a summer school for its collective bargaining committee in Florence on 10-11 June where participants agreed a statement urging the European Council not to adopt any of the European Commission's country-specific recommendations on wages. The meeting agreed that the Commission's approach continues to be to repress wage developments despite the risk of deflation and continuing recession and with no regard for the impact on living standards and equality. The meeting also discussed proposals for how the ETUC could coordinate around the European Semester. [Read more at > EPSU->]

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