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19-05-2022 - 15:48

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the President of the European Parliament has established a number of measures to contain the spread of the virus and to safeguard Parliament's core activities. The current precautionary measures do not affect work on legislative priorities.

Core activities are maintained to ensure the smooth running of the institution's legislative, budgetary, and scrutiny functions.

Following these decisions, the next EMPL meeting will take place on:

Monday 13 June 2022, 15.00 - 18.30 and Tuesday 14 June 2022, 9.00 - 12.30 and 14.30 - 18.30, in room ANTALL 6Q2

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Fair working condition - Bicycle rider
19-05-2022 - 15:55

The Employment and Social Affairs Committee discussed the draft report on the Commission proposal for a directive improving working conditions in platform work. The committee also held an exchange of views with stakeholders and experts. The general objective of this initiative is to improve the working conditions and social rights of people working through digital labour platforms, and support the conditions for the sustainable growth of digital labour platforms in the European Union.

The Roma are Europe’s largest minority with some 6 million in the EU. The European Parliament wants to do more to make sure their fundamental rights are protected and they have access to decent education, employment, healthcare and housing.
19-05-2022 - 15:55

The Employment and Social Affairs Committee considered a motion for a resolution regarding the situation of Roma communities in settlements on May 19. Following a topical debate in plenary in April, the EMPL Committee wishes to see concrete measures, using all EU measures available, addressing the concerning situation of marginalised Roma communities.

Climate change concept
19-05-2022 - 15:55

The Social Climate Fund (SCF) report, a joint report by EMPL and ENVI (Rapp. Casa and De Lange), was put to the vote on Wednesday 18 May. The proposal to set up the SCF aims at offsetting the potential social impacts of the increased Union climate ambition. The file is linked to the file on the extension of the Emission Trading System to buildings and road-transport. The amendments were voted on Wednesday in the morning and the final vote took place in the afternoon.

Refugees flee Ukraine
19-05-2022 - 15:54

On 11-13 May, the EMPL Committee sent a delegation to Poland, which has welcomed more than half of the 4 million Ukrainian refugees following the Russian aggression.

Commissioner-Designate Equality
28-04-2022 - 20:16

The EMPL Committee held an exchange of views on the European Commission Work Programme with Helena Dalli, Commissioner for Equality, on Thursday, 28 April. This exchange of views is part of the regular Structured Dialogue with the European Commission on the implementation of the work programme of the current year and on the preparation of the future work programme.

Woman and kids in front of Ukrainian flag
28-04-2022 - 20:15

In the presence of the European Parliament Coordinator on Children’s Rights, Ewa Kopacz, JURI and EMPL Members discussed protection and possible risks of illegal adoption of children from institutional care fleeing from war in Ukraine. They heard from the Commission on the use of the European Social Fund + and the implementation of the European Child Guarantee for these children.

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