Keywords: European Employment Strategy; European Economic Governance; National Labour Policies.
The author presents the main priorities of the Europe 2020 strategy
and the different steps of the European Semester of the European Economic
Governance. The system of the European measures to solve the
economic crisis is completed by the analysis of the "Six Pack", the EuroPlus
Pact and the Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance.
The author clarifies how the European Employment Strategy has been
fully absorbed by the European Economic Governance. After considering
some of the new European economic framework's consequences on
Member States' labour policies and on social dialogue, the author focuses
on the recent review of Italian labour policies, performed by European
Commission as part of the European Semester.