14.09.2022 Document

End the Cost of Living Crisis: Increase Wages, Tax Profits!

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This crisis is being driven by excess profits – not wages. Wages are not the cause of inflation. Workers are the victims of this crisis, with the value of their wages falling while prices for everyday goods are rising. This is increasing existing inequalities, with low paid workers and vulnerable people hit the hardest.
14.07.2022 Document

Joint ETUC-PERC-ITUC letter on Ukraine sent to EU leaders

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Dear President von der Leyen, Dear President Michel, Dear High Representative Borrell, Dear President Metsola, We welcome the recent decision to grant Ukraine EU candidate status. That is a long-time aspiration of Ukrainian workers who stood in the revolution of dignity and who now sacrifice their lives, health and wellbeing in the fight for democracy and sovereignty against Russian aggression.
28.06.2022 Document

ETUC Position on the conclusions of the Conference on the Future of Europe and the follow-up, including a Convention

ETUC Position on the conclusions of the Conference on the Future of Europe and the follow-up, including a Convention Adopted at the Executive Committee Meeting of 22-23 June 2022 SHORT SUMMARY: The ETUC has engaged in the Conference on the Future of Europe to put Social Europe at the center of the discussions. The ETUC considers the conclusions of the Conference on the Future of Europe an ambitious and important roadmap to define a fairer and more social future of Europe.
16.06.2022 Document

Letter to Deputy Permanent Representatives to the EU on the Women on Boards Directive

Brussels, 16 June 2022 Dear Ambassador, I am contacting you in relation to the Women on Boards Directive following the meeting of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council on 16 June 2022. The ETUC welcomes the progress made on the Women On Boards Directive, after ten years of non-action and blockage. The adoption of the agreement will hopefully clear the path for many women into key decision-making positions throughout the European Union.