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Hyväksytyt on 18/05/2022
Viite: 
SOC/710-EESC-2022
Täysistunto: 
569 -
May 18, 2022 May 19, 2022

The EESC highly appreciates the first activation of the Temporary Protection Directive 2001/55/EC in the context of the Russian aggression against Ukraine. The current activation of the Directive could well be used to develop solidarity mechanisms among the Member States. It strongly supports an urgent need for effective, genuine, humane – and humanitarian – common European regulations on migration, asylum and security cooperation in an open, but equally secure Schengen area, in full accordance with the Charter of Fundamental Rights. The consequences of the war are also a threat for the European model of the social market economy as well as for the freedom and rights of EU citizens and other inhabitants. The EESC encourages preserving and valuing the Schengen area as it is currently constituted, to guarantee not only the free movement of human beings, but also the functioning of the Single Market.

ETSK:n lausunto: Security Union package/Schengen package

Hyväksytyt on 23/03/2022
Viite: 
INT/958-EESC-2021
Täysistunto: 
568 -
Mar 23, 2022 Mar 24, 2022

The purpose of the opinion is to contribute to the further development of the foresight in the EU policy-making so to strengthen the EU's capacity and freedom to act. The opinion should ensure that EESC views are integrated in the new EU policymaking cycle which introduced foresight as a new compass as well as in the next European Commission's Annual Foresight Report. 

ETSK:n lausunto: 2021 Annual Foresight Report

Hyväksytyt on 23/03/2022
Viite: 
SOC/709-EESC-2022
Täysistunto: 
568 -
Mar 23, 2022 Mar 24, 2022

The EESC welcomes the European Commission's proposal for a Directive on improving working conditions in platform work. The EESC underlined that the platform economy opens up opportunities for both businesses and workers but also raises concerns, which need to be addressed at European and national level and through collective bargaining. The EESC deems it necessary to ensure equal treatment between "traditional" companies and those using digital means based on the functions of algorithmic management, when used to manage work organisation and employment relations: direction, control and/or organisational power. The EESC supports the aim of the European Commission's legislative proposal to address the very diverse regulations in the Member States on the legal classification of the employment relationship.

 

ETSK:n lausunto: Working conditions package

Hyväksytyt on 23/03/2022
Viite: 
ECO/571-EESC-2021-06493
Täysistunto: 
568 -
Mar 23, 2022 Mar 24, 2022

The EESC welcomes the implementation of the remaining elements of the international standards agreed by the Basel Committee for Banking Supervision, from the perspective of both timing and substance, as they are meant to enhance the stability of the financial market in the EU, and thus not to expose European citizens to increased financial market risks. The EESC also stresses that financial market stability is a crucial prerequisite for overall economic stability, whereas the sound regulation and surveillance of the banking sector is essential in order to prevent the threat of turbulences and crisis.

ETSK:n lausunto: Banking Package 2021

Hyväksytyt on 23/03/2022
Viite: 
NAT/865-EESC-2022
Täysistunto: 
568 -
Mar 23, 2022 Mar 24, 2022

The purpose of the proposal is to transpose into EU law the amendments to the conservation and enforcement measures adopted by the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) in its annual meeting in September 2021.

ETSK:n lausunto: Conservation and enforcement measures - NAFO

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