First debate and briefing on adequate minimum wages in the EU 

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The committee on Employment and Social Affairs will discuss the draft report on the proposal for a directive on Adequate minimum wages in the EU on Thursday from 16.45 – 17.30.

The discussion can be followed live here.


Co-rapporteurs Dennis Radtke (EPP, DE) and Agnes Jongerius (S&D, NL) will give an online technical briefing to journalists and answer questions ahead of discussion. The briefing will be on the record and will take place on Thursday at 10.00 hours. Journalists who wish to attend the briefing can register via EMPL-press@ep.europa.eu. All participants will receive a connection link ahead of the meeting.


Background

On October 28 2020, the European Commission published a proposal for a directive on adequate minimum wages in the EU. The European Parliament’s committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) appointed Agnes Jongerius and Dennis Radtke as its rapporteurs. The draft report by the co-rapporteurs discussed on Thursday 22 April, will be open for amendments of other members of the EMPL committee. After adoption, the report will serve as the EP’s starting position in the negotiations with the Council on the directive.