The President of the Republic Mr. Nikos Anastasiadis received today, at the Presidential Palace, the members of the General Secretariat of the SEC.
After the meeting, the Secretary General of the SEC Mr. Andreas Matsas told the media that “the General Secretariat of the SEC had a useful meeting with the President of the Republic, where we expressed our relief for the vote on the budget and at the same time our positions in in relation to the issues that should be included in the context of the social dialogue in the immediate future, so that we can consolidate the welfare state, the rule of law, the welfare state.
It has been assured that a social dialogue will be launched very soon, taking advantage of the role of the social partners in a number of issues, such as retirement, and enhancing widows' accessibility.
Particular emphasis is placed on the 12% debate, the so-called penalty, so that justice is served to all those affected, and at the same time the universality of the management of this issue was discussed.
We have additionally made suggestions that refer to the way of managing the issues of unemployment and the support of the workers and the possibility of involvement of the social partners as a whole has been upgraded, within the Labor Advisory Body, in order to prevent similar involvement in issues in the future. which refer either to the budget or to other issues concerning and affecting employees and social policy in general “.