Public procurement: ending the race to the bottom on workers’ conditions

Wednesday 28 April 2021

The essence of democracy is not just the freedom to speak—it is the freedom to have a say.

That is why unions across Europe are today launching a campaign to call for a simple but profound change to public-procurement legislation in the European Union, which would guarantee that working people have a say. We are calling for public contracts to be awarded only to companies that have collective-bargaining agreements with their workers.

Read the opinion piece by Oliver Roethig, Regional Secretary of UNI Europa: Public procurement: ending the race to the bottom on workers’ conditions.

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