CESI’s main messages on the (forthcoming) European Pillar of Social Rights

At its meeting today, CESI's Presidium adopted main messages on the (forthcoming) European Pillar of Social Rights.

CESI’s main messages on the (forthcoming) European Pillar of Social Rights

The main messages will be submitted to the European Commission as part of CESI’s contribution to the open consultation ‘Towards a European Pillar of Social Rights’. The main message relate in particular to:

• gaps in fields in which the EU has legislative competences, which should be closed via binding standards based on the highest level of job quality and protection for workers and citizens;

• lacking implementation and full enforcement EU legislation and rules, which should be addressed more decisively than is currently the case;

• meaningful indicators and enforceable benchmarks which should be put in place to achieve social progress in areas in which the EU has no clear legislative competence;

• tools for more public social investments to finance the social provisions set out by the Pillar; and

• a truly inclusive approach to full social partner involvement in the implementation, enforcement and eventual review(s) of the Pillar.

The main messages on the forthcoming Pillar are the basis for a more detailed and elaborate consultation response that will be submitted to the European Commission later this year.

The full text of CESI’s main messages, as adopted by the Presidium, can be accessed here.

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