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Outside working hours, workers must be allowed to switch off digital devices without facing consequences, the Employment Committee agreed.

Access to adequate housing should be recognised as a fundamental right and enforceable through European and national legislation, say Social Affairs Committee MEPs.

Improving living standards and increasing social convergence are the main aims of the EU Directive on adequate minimum wages, said Commissioner Schmit to MEPs.

German Presidency outlines priorities to EP committees EN

04-09-2020 AFCO AFET AGRI BUDG CONT CULT DEVE ECON EMPL ENVI FEMM IMCO INTA ITRE JURI LIBE PECH PETI REGI TRAN DROI SEDE

Ministers are outlining the priorities of the German Presidency of the Council of the EU to parliamentary committees, in a series of meetings.

To prevent massive job losses and a deep recession, EP’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee calls for radical measures to help EU firms and workers out of the crisis.

MEPs and the Commission agreed to classify the virus that causes COVID-19 as a risk group 3 biological agent, adding more safeguards to protect all workers.

Breaches of EU law on employment rights and health and safety of cross-border workers need to be addressed urgently, say MEPs in the Employment and Social Affairs Committee.

The Employment and Social Affairs Committee will debate with the Commission on Wednesday how to classify SARS-CoV-2, responsible for COVID-19, to protect workers’ health and safety.

MEPs and members of national parliaments kicked off their two-day yearly gathering on Tuesday, dedicated to discussing EU economic governance.

Croatian Presidency outlines priorities to EP committees EN

24-01-2020 AFET AGRI BUDG CULT ECON EMPL ENVI FEMM IMCO INTA PECH REGI TRAN

Ministers are outlining the priorities of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the EU to parliamentary committees, in a series of meetings.