Parliamentary question - O-000044/2021Parliamentary question

Reversing the negative social consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic

Question for oral answer  O-000044/2021
to the Commission
Rule 136
Lucia Ďuriš Nicholsonová, Dennis Radtke, Manuel Pizarro, Atidzhe Alieva-Veli, Elena Lizzi, Katrin Langensiepen, Elżbieta Rafalska, Leila Chaibi
on behalf of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

Procedure : 2021/2734(RSP)
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O-000044/2021 (B9-0032/2021)
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The economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on the labour market. It has led to deepening inequality, increasing numbers of people at risk of poverty or social exclusion, and hindered access to services. Even though unemployment rates are expected to decrease in 2022, the social repercussions of the health crisis need to be addressed. The pandemic has shed light on existing imbalances and accelerated dangerous social trends, such as the precariousness of the living and working conditions of some group of workers, with a severe impact on the most vulnerable groups. The Committee on Employment and Social Affairs would like to ask the Commission the following questions:

Submitted: 15.6.2021

Lapses: 16.9.2021

Last updated: 16 June 2021
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