Spain’s Finance Minister María Jesús Montero presented the draft 2022 budget before parliament on Wednesday (13 October), with a record spending ceiling of €196.142 billion, fuelled by the EU's recovery fund. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
The COVID-19 crisis has only made worse the income and work security gap between Commission employees and European citizens. A senior university professor in Bulgaria makes similar salary as a starting secretary in the Commission. Is this the Union we want, Piotr Maciej Kaczyński asks.
This European Commission promised progress on social issues, but so far none has materialised. Europe’s workers need job security, well-defined right and a fair standard of living, writes Oliver Roethig.