When it comes to social rights, there is EU consensus on principles but little on policy.
Facing the challenge of rising income inequality and deteriorating social cohesion, the European Summit in Gothenburg on Friday focused on conditions of employment.
The discussion involved representatives of social partners, including trade unions, businesses, and civic society. "We are here to put people first for a social Europe," the Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven told his peers at the opening of...

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