European Commissioner Schmit calls for Democracy at Work

Schmit's call for Democracy At Work

European Commissioner for Jobs & Social Rights Nicolas Schmit has posted article on the Hans Böckler foundation website about shaping Europe’s future together with Social Partners. He addressed the Social Pillar Action Plan and the need to include Social Partners when working out the recovery plans. More in particular on Democracy at Work, he stated:

“We will not be able to master the restructuring of our economy, which also requires major changes in companies, without strengthening the right of workers to have a say. This means that board-level representation, where it exists and functions well, must not be weakened. The Europeanisation of companies, which is in itself welcome, must under no circumstances undermine board-level representation rights.”

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