The Romanian social partners urged the European Commission to reject the national Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP) proposals regarding social dialogue. For the trade unions BNS, Cartel Alfa, CSDR and the employers’ organisation, UGIR, the Romanian Government proposal jeopardises the role of the recognised social partners and weakens social dialogue.
The plan dilutes social dialogue by positioning NGOs and non-representative organisations as social dialogue partners. It creates confusion in the recognition of social partners and between social dialogue and civic dialogue.
The social partners warn that the text is full of confusions and ambiguities regarding the way of structuring the social dialogue and the criteria for selection and participation of the actors who can participate in the social dialogue.
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