Martin Schirdewan interview: A fighting chance

“We have 45 million people – around a quarter of the workforce in the European Union – that has been applying for short-time work schemes and who could suffer if there is no real economic recovery. The situation is really dire and the EU must prove its worth now; not only for European citizens but also, and most importantly, our small businesses – in order to protect jobs and the economy. We are witnessing a situation where, during a time of extreme uncertainty, almost every day bigger companies are announcing mass layoffs and SMEs are struggling, especially in certain sectors like tourism and the event industry – all those who are self-employed and who cannot work properly for the time being are the most affected.”

Das ganze Interview (englisch) gibt es hier zum Nachlesen