The social dimension of the EU is on the verge of becoming insignificant. At practically all levels there has been a systematic weakening of Social Europe: aims, programmes and instruments have been reduced in the areas of employment policy, labour law and labour relations. The Community is rolling back previous achievements. Workers and trade unions are losing out. This is particularly evident in three areas.
- Fernandes, S. and Maslauskaite, K., (2013), “A social dimension for the EMU: why and how?”, Notre Europe Jacques Delors Institute, Policy Paper 98, September.
- László A., (2013), “Developing the social dimension of a deep and genuine Economic and Monetary Union”, European Policy Centre, Policy Brief, 13 September.