SPD Federal Minister of labour, Hubertus Heil, has announced an Initiative for a European minimum wage. Germany have benefited enormously from the economic agreement, but the free movement of workers will always be used for the exploitation of people, said therapeutic in an Interview with the Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung.

Necessary same minimum social standards in the member countries were, therefore,”. We will develop a legal framework for minimum wages and basic social security systems,” said the SPD politician. “I’m going to make the establishment of a minimum wage and basic social security systems, with the emphasis of the German presidency of the EU.” The presidency of the Council starts in the second half of 2020.

The social cohesion in Europe must be strengthened so that the EU is falling apart. Healing noted that in the past few years, the gap between the rich and the poor the EU had become the countries larger: “The European integration project is threatened.”

On Thursday and Friday gave the SPD exam. In a decision of the group to the European election, they reiterated their call for a European stabilisation Fund for national unemployment insurance. This should serve “as a safety net in the event of acute crises,” reads the paper. This proposal of the Finance Minister, Olaf Scholz (SPD) met with already in the autumn of the coalition partners, Union of criticism.