Upgrade of the ETUC Semester Toolkit
We have to cope with a new policy framework (Recovery Plan), and a new process (Semester completely revisited) and a new interlocutor (central task force instead of DG EMPL).
The process remains country-centred responding to strict intergovernmental logistics. Time is tight, we have to deliver quickly, in a coordinated manner, and develop a common field of work/language with the European Commission.
ACTIONS TO BE IMPLEMENTED:
Reinforcing the Trade Union Semester Liaison Officers’ network with the Recovery and Investment Ad Hoc Group that will be permanently active as far as it will be necessary.
A trade union report on “TU Priorities for investments and reforms in the framework of the RRF, with a specific attention to just transitions”. ETUC’s Report will include investment gaps and needs with country-specific inputs for immediate use of RRF country desks. The first version to be available by mid-November and continuously updated.
ETUC will develop a tool to monitor, in real time, involvement at national level and its effectiveness. 35. Reinforcing the EST website to ensure a continuous exchange of and access to information.