Bart Samyn Archive

industry and unions jointly call for action on steel industry crisis

Brussels,  November 2015 – The European Steel Association (EUROFER) and industriAll European Trade Union today issued a joint call for action by policy makers to ward off further job losses in the sector. The call comes as ministers meet today for an extraordinary Competitiveness Council, held in reaction to a slew of announcements from industry

EU state aid rules undermine affordable energy prices

EEAG should guarantee industrial competitiveness   In a joint letter, addressed to the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, explain industriAll European Trade Union and The European Steel Association EUROFER, that the Commission’s draft Environmental and Energy Aid Guidelines (EEAG) undermine the objectives for affordable energy prices and industrial competitiveness asset out by