About: Bernadette Ségol

Bernadette Ségol

Trade union leader: ‘The EPP is no longer unanimous on austerity’

Bernadette Ségol, the secretary general of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), recalls her organisation’s messages on austerity policies ahead of today's EU summit meeting, and warns that even centre-right politicians see the need for a policy shift.

Ségol: Leaders have misevaluated austerity actions

EU leaders have miscalculated the impact of austerity measures, says European Trade Unions chief Bernadette Ségol, who calls for radical actions to avert falling deeper into recession.
Euro & Finance 19-08-2011

Ségol: Financial tax must repair crisis damage

A financial transaction tax is needed to repair the damage of the financial crisis, which has cost millions in jobs, and the money should be used to invest in low-carbon growth and employment, said Bernadette Ségol, the newly-appointed secretary-general of the European Trade Union Confederation, in an interview with EURACTIV.