Tag: social

Mediterranean Regional Platform exchange best practices on youth employment and women economic empowerment

Representatives of 22 countries of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) met at the 16th Regional Platform on Employment and Labour. They shared best practices on youth employment and women economic empowerment and stressed the importance of a continuous dialogue given the ongoing effects of the Middle East developments on

EU renews commitment to a strong and resilient social Europe at conference in La Hulpe

At the High-Level Conference on the European Pillar of Social Rights today in La Hulpe, Belgium, participants have renewed their commitment to the European Social Model to continue making social and economic progress, combining increased competitiveness and productivity with equal opportunities, promoting more quality jobs and fair working conditions, reduce

European Commission’s response to citizens’ concern about unpaid traineeships

The European Commission replies to recent citizens’ letters expressing their concern about unpaid traineeships. The proposals of the European Commission aim indeed to promote fair pay and access to social protection for trainees. Powered by WPeMatico

European Commission publishes evaluations of Europass and European Qualifications Framework

The results confirm the positive impact of these two key EU initiatives fostering transparency and a common understanding of qualifications and skills across Europe in the education and employment sectors. Powered by WPeMatico

New rules to improve protection of workers with stricter exposure limits for lead and diisocyanates

The European Union has published new rules to further improve the protection of workers from the health risks linked to the exposure to dangerous chemicals as lead and diisocyanates. Powered by WPeMatico

Commission sets out actions to tackle labour and skills shortages

Today, the Commission has presented an action plan to tackle labour and skills shortages and proposes to work together with Member States and social partners to address these issues over the coming months and years. Powered by WPeMatico

Can displaced persons from Ukraine freely move within the EU?

A new brochure of the European Commission helps to understand whether displaced persons from Ukraine can freely move in the EU as EU workers do. The brochure has a specific focus on measures affecting employment and social security rights. Powered by WPeMatico