Minister for Employment to meet Commissioner Thyssen

Tomorrow, Friday 16 January, Minister for Employment Ylva Johansson will visit commissioners and social partners in Brussels. Ms Johansson has taken the initiative to meet Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, to advance the agenda on an orderly labour market and decent working conditions.

During her visit to Brussels, Ms Johansson will also meet Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade, and Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the euro and dialogue between the social partners.

During a luncheon, Ms Johansson will also meet the social partners' representatives to the EU, Bernadette Ségol, General Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation and Thérèse de Liedekerke, Deputy Director General of BUSINESSEUROPE.

The visit in Brussels is part of the Government's efforts to strengthen work on creating an orderly labour market and jobs with decent conditions in the EU.