European Pillar of Social Rights: EESC debate

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On 25/01/2017, the EESC adopted its opinion on the EU Pillar of social rights during its Plenary session.

On the occasion, it hosted a debate with Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, and Maria João Rodrigues, MEP and former Portuguese labour minister.

The EESC points of view were represented by Jacek Krawczyk, President of EESC Employers' Group;  Gabriele Bischoff, President of EESC Workers' Group; and Ioannis Vardakastanis, Vice-President of EESC Various Interests' Group.