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Economy & Jobs 15-04-2021

Momentum for Social Europe

EU minimum wage legislation can help drive much-needed momentum for social policy reform, writes Oliver Röpke.
Agrifood 19-03-2021

Minimum wage policies offer a lesson for advancement of farming

It is not the case that any minimum wage is bad. Equally true, it is not the case that any biofuels demand is bad. Empirical evidence finds that a set minimum wage is beneficial for economy and society. Likewise, biofuel demand contributes to advancing farming, writes Zoltán Szabó.

Europe has saved the banks, now we must save its citizens

Introducing an EU-guaranteed minimum income would send a clear message to Europeans that the Union really is there for them, writes Georges Dassis.
Future EU 27-06-2018

An EU budget to protect people in poverty or our defence and security industries?

We need an EU budget that protects people instead of investing in borders and defence industries, argue Leo Williams and Vito Telesca.

Three principles to make or break European Pillar of Social Rights

The European Pillar of Social Rights is the European Commission’s attempt to create the social ‘triple A’ rating that its president, Jean-Claude Juncker, set as a goal of his term in office. Its success is hinged on whether the EU puts social rights at the heart of its work, writes Jana Hainsworth.

Minimum wages across Europe require solidarity

Minimum wages increasingly appear as proper tools to fight cross-border social dumping, argues Klaus Heeger, despite objections that the EU has little or no competence on pay.
Euro & Finance 24-04-2012

Cutting the North’s current account surpluses won’t help the South

Relaxing wage restraint in North European countries is not a solution for the economic problems of Southern Europe. Structural solutions are the only way out, writes Raymond Gradus.