EU Sources - ILO report on social convergence - August 31, 2016

The ILO produced a report on the EU in the series Studies on growth with equity. The crisis has raised the degree of socio-economic heterogeneity among Member States aggravated by imbalances in structural factors that could intensify in the future. The establishment of a European Pillar of Social Rights could foster upward convergence of socioeconomic outcomes by strengthening existing rights and improving social standards in the EU. Section C proposes policy avenues to encourage upward social convergence at the EU level, focusing particularly on (i) minimum wages and collective bargaining; (ii) minimum income guarantees; (iii) reconciliation of work and family life; (iv) employment promotion and unemployment protection; and (v) human capital and skills development.

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