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  • 14th November 2018 - 11:07 GMT
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ETUC: Happy birthday to the Social Pillar

ETUC celebrated the 1st birthday of the European Pillar of Social Rights with European Commission’s President Jean-Claude Juncker and Commissioner Marianne Thyssen.

The European Pillar of Social Rights was adopted on 17 November 2017 at the Gothenburg Summit. It commits the EU to important principles including the right to fair wages, work-life balance, health and safety at work, and essential services of good quality.

Some positive initiatives have been launched to implement it including the draft Directives on Work-Life Balance and Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions, and the proposed European Labour Authority.

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