European Parliament discussion with Eurofound and EU-OSHA: Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic
During the remote EMPL meeting on 7 May, the Members of the European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee held an exchange of views with Eurofound Director Juan Menéndez-Valdés and the Director of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) on the social and employment impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
It was an opportunity in particular for Eurofound to present its fresh findings from the online survey Living, working and COVID-19. The topics covered during the discussion with MEPs included impact of the crisis on health, mental health, social and financial insecurities, work implications, work-life balance, implications of telework, review of the measures in the different Member States as well as various country practices, the safe return to the workplace, risk assessment and the involvement of workers.
- Presentation: Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic (PDF)
- European Parliament: Video of Eurofound Director Juan Menéndez-Valdés' presentation
- European Parliament: EMPL Committee meeting 07 May 2020