Tuesday, November 8, 2022
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Now is the future for social security

Improving the social protection of atypical workers has been high on the European agenda in recent years. With the European Pillar of Social Rights of 2017, the European Union sought to break away from a decade of austerity and strict economic monitoring, where social considerations were often neglected in favour of budgetary concerns. And three years ago today, the Council of the EU Recommendation on access to social protection for workers and the self-employed strengthened the pillar by urging member states to set minimum standards on social protection and extend the coverage of social-security systems.

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