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Statement by Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis and Commissioner Schmit on the employment and social impact of COVID-19


"The Coronavirus outbreak presents an unprecedented challenge across the European Union, and it is disrupting our lives, societies and economy. The Commission's priority is to safeguard the wellbeing of its citizens. We are using all the tools at our disposal to coordinate the response to COVID-19, including support for European companies - especially SMEs - and workers to limit unemployment and loss of income” said European Commission Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit after the videoconference of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council. 

Read the full statement here.

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