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An ethical clothing industry? Project on social and environmental risks in textile sector concludes

IndustriAll European trade union and Euratex, its social partner in the textile and clothing sector, held today in Brussels the final conference of their joint ...

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While the final conference of our EU-funded clothing and textile project was taking place, EU leaders were finishing their latest Council meeting in Brussels, during which they signed-off their strategic agenda for the next five years. 

We issued a full press release on this agenda when it was first published. Read our full response here:
industriAll Europe General Secretary Luc Triangle said:

“On paper, the plan to be adopted by heads of state should set the European project in a more social direction after a decade of self-defeating austerity that created a crisis of trust in the EU.

“But the most important thing is that European leaders at every level turn these promises into concrete action over the next five years by giving social policies the highest political priority.  

“Pandering to pressure to take a hard line on immigration will ultimately only increase the influence of populists – the only way to rebuild trust between workers and Europe is through enhancing social progress, building solidarity and creating decent jobs that allow a good quality of life for all.”

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