Maintaining workers? rights should be a requirement for a Brexit deal - not just for the sake of British workers. A race to the bottom will affect European and Danish workers too. This is the message from TUC General Secretary Frances O?Grady.
Competition cannot stand on its own says the Commissioner for Competition. We need welfare systems, unemployment benefits and investments into new jobs in the industries where companies have relocated or jobs have been automated. We must strike a balance to ensure both competition and dynamics while also ensuring that no one is left behind.
In likeness with many others, LO has chosen to mark the 60th anniversary of the treaty of Rome by taking stock of the European Community. In the position paper, which has recently been approved by LO's General Council, we review LO?s overall European principles and point to a direction that LO would like the EU to take in the coming years.