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Social cohesion and minimum income

Extraordinary meeting of the Workers' Group

On 21 October 2013, the Workers' Group organised an extraordinary meeting on the themes of social cohesion and minimum income.

During the morning, there was a presentation of a study on "The role of trade union organisations in social cohesion policies" by its authors, Alain Mestre (Syndex expert) and Andrzej Jakubowski (consultant).

In the afternoon session, participants examined a study  on "A minimum income - an option for the EU" that was presented by its authors, European Social Observatory researchers Ramón Peña-Casas and Dalila Ghailani. Józef Niemiec, ETUC Deputy General Secretary, and Fintan Farrell (European Anti-Poverty Network) were among the guests.