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What did the EU ever do for workers?

September 22, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

What did the EU ever do for workers?
7.30-8.45pm, Monday 22 September 2014
Lancashire Room, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5AN

Gareth Thomas MP Shadow minister for Europe
Natascha Engel MP Chair, backbench business committee
Jutta Steinruck MEP Committee on employment and social affairs, European parliament
Nita Clarke
Director, IPA Involve
Chair: John Park  Assistant general secretary, Community

This event was in partnership with IPA and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung London

The event looked at the role of the EU in protecting rights at work. The event also explored how the rights workers enjoy might change if the relationship with Europe were to change, what role the EU has in ensuring there is no race to the bottom and what collective rights might be won going forward?


Natascha Engel MP – What did the EU ever do for workers?
Nita Clarke – Common rights in a single market?
John Park – The interdependence of workers across Europe

Audio recording

Social media highlights

Wordle of tweets at the event (click to expand):

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September 22, 2014
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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Peter House
Oxford Street , Array
Manchester, M1 5AN United Kingdom
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