Articles Posted in the " Social " Category

  • CoR SEDEC Bulletin No. 6: Updates on the COVID-19 crisis

    The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected our world and our way of living, with the loss of thousands of lives and unprecedented consequences for every aspect of our daily existence. The Commission for Social Policy, Education, Employment, Research and Culture (SEDEC) at the European Committee of the Regions is preparing regular bulletins on the policy […]

  • #EU4FairWork competition open for workers and employers

    As part of the first European campaign for declared work, the European Platform tackling undeclared work and the European Labour Authority (ELA) have launched a #EU4FairWork social media competition, calling on workers and employers from across the EU to share their personal stories about working declared. Powered by WPeMatico

  • Coronavirus: European Commission calls for action in protecting seasonal workers

    The European Commission presented today guidelines to ensure the protection of seasonal workers in the EU in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. It provides guidance to national authorities, labour inspectorates, and social partners to guarantee the rights, health and safety of seasonal workers, and to ensure that seasonal workers are aware of their rights. […]

  • A strong Social Europe is essential for EU’s fair and sustainable recovery

    The EU’s recovery efforts after the Covid-19 pandemic must have a strong social dimension in order to maintain social security networks, safeguard workers’ jobs and avoid wrongful dismissals, members of local and regional governments highlighted in a debate with Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner for Social Rights and Jobs. An opinion discussed at the European Committee of […]