OSH News
05/03/2021

European Commission launches the European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan

On 04 March, the European Commission has presented the European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan, outlining concrete actions to further implement the principles of the Pillar, including workers’ right to a high level of protection of their health and safety at work, stated under the fair working conditions chapter of the Pillar.  

The Commission aims to set out its ambition for a strong Social Europe, focusing on jobs and skills for the future and paving the way for a fair, inclusive and resilient socio-economic recovery. Key initiatives for a Strong Social Europe in 2021 also include a new Strategic Framework for occupational Safety and Health.

More information

See EU-OSHA’s support to the European Pillar of Social Rights