Commissioner Schmit in Warsaw on Thursday to meet with government, parliament and social partners

Commissioner Nicolas Schmit, in charge of Jobs and Social Rights, will be in Warsaw tomorrow, Thursday 30 January. The Commissioner will meet with Dariusz Piontkowski, Minister of National Education; Marlena Maląg, Minister of Family, Labour and Social Policy; and Małgorzata Jarosińska-Jedynak, Minister of Funds and Regional Policy. He will also meet with Members of the Committee of the European Union of the Sejm, the Polish Parliament, and the National Development Council. During these meetings, Commissioner Schmit will present the Commission’s Communication on a Strong Social Europe for Just Transitions and the launch of the first-phase consultation of social partners on fair minimum wages in the EU. The Commissioner will then have a high-level meeting with representatives of the Social Dialogue Council as well as with stakeholders such as NGOs, research institutes, academics and trade unions. Finally, the Commissioner will take the opportunity to visit the Mental Health Centre for children and youth in Warsaw, a project supported by the European Social Fund, alongside Minister Jarosińska-Jedynak.