Statement by José Manuel Barroso on the future of the Economic and Monetary Union
On 2 October 2010, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, made a statement on the Communication on the social dimension of the Economic and Monetary Union adopted by the EC.
The EC has proposed to create a new scoreboard to allow for better and earlier identification of major employment and social problems in the framework of the European Semester, the EU's yearly economic policy-making cycle.
Further involving trades unions and employers at both the EU and national level in the definition and implementation of policy recommendations during the European Semester, making better use of EU and national budgets to alleviate social distress and removing barriers to job mobility are also proposals that feature in the Communication.
Type: Report Reference: I-082168 Date: 02/10/2013 Duration: 00:58 Personalities:Barroso, José Manuel Location:Brussels - EC/Berlaymont Languages:ORIGINAL