What Parliament endorsed Wednesday was an informal agreement on the new rules struck by MEPs and Council negotiators on 3 October. It backed the deal by 554 votes against 48, with 80 abstentions.

“We have been working hard to achieve this result but it was worthwhile: for the first time ever we now have a legal tool to fight social dumping. It is an important step towards a fair global level playing field”, said Luis Colunga, Deputy General Secretary of industriAll Europe.

Background Joint Press Release - MEPs urged to back anti-dumping agreement

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