Former President of EESC Workers' Group Gabriele Bischoff elected to European Parliament

Gabriele Bischoff, who until recently chaired the European Economic and Social Committee's Workers' Group, has been elected MEP in the S&D Group. She stood for election with the SPD party in Germany's Berlin constituency. 

Ms Bischoff, who joined the EESC in 2009 in her capacity as a head of department at the German Confederation of Trade Unions DGB, was president of the Workers' Group from 2015 to 2019. (dm)