High Level conference on the European Pillar of Social Rights

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Series Details IP/17/114 (24.01.17)
Publication Date 24/01/2017
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The European Commission organised on 23 January 2017 a high livel conference concerning the European Pillar of Social Rights to mark the conclusion of the public consultation launched in March 2016.

It was also announced that a 'Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth' was going to be held on 17 November 2017.

The European Pillar of Social Rights was announced during the State of the Union speech in September 2015. The Committee of the Regions issued an Opinion on this subject in October 2016 and the European Parliament adopted a resolution in January 2017. A legislative proposal was expected to be put forward in March 2017.

Source Link http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-114_en.htm
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European Commission: DG Communication: SPEECH/17/122, 23.01.17: Opening Speech by Commissioner Thyssen of Conference on European Pillar of Social Rights http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-17-122_en.htm
European Commission: DG Communication SPEECH/17/133, 23.01.17: Speech by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the Conference on the European Pillar of Social Rights http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-17-133_en.htm
ESO: Background information: The European Pillar of Social Rights: What is being proposed and the challenges ahead http://www.europeansources.info/record/the-european-pillar-of-social-rights-what-is-being-proposed-and-the-challenges-ahead/
ESO: Background information: European Pillar of Social Rights http://www.europeansources.info/record/european-pillar-of-social-rights/
EurActiv, 24.01.17: Juncker reiterates support for ‘minimum salary’ in each EU nation http://www.euractiv.com/section/social-europe-jobs/news/juncker-reiterates-support-for-minimum-salary-in-each-eu-nation/

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