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22 May 2014, 17:09 CET
Showing blog entries tagged as: Employment

Expert comment on taking 217 years to close the gender pay gap

Posted by Warwick Business School at 02 November 2017, 14:15 CET |
Filed under: Women, Employment, Social

Expert comment on the World Economic Forum by Marianna Fotaki, of Warwick Business School, Professor of Business Ethics, who researches gender diversity issues.

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EU renews commitment to gender equality

Posted by Nick Prag at 10 March 2016, 17:40 CET |

International Women's Day on 8 March was an opportunity for the EU to assess progress on gender equality in Europe. Bringing out a report on gender equality, the Commission renewed a commitment to integrating equality for women and men into every EU policy across the board.

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2015 employment review exposes wide disparities in jobs situation in the Member States

Posted by Nick Prag at 21 January 2016, 22:50 CET |
Filed under: Employment

Interesting facts emerge from what is generally a positive outlook on jobs in the EU's 2015 review of employment and social developments.

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Focus on the long-term unemployed

Posted by Nick Prag at 17 September 2015, 21:25 CET |
Filed under: Employment

With more than 12 million people in Europe unable to find a job for more than a year, the Commission this week put forward a Recommendation for Member States to help the long-term unemployed back to work.

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E-skills the key to unlocking Europe's potential for growth and job creation

Posted by Nick Prag at 19 March 2015, 18:30 CET |
Filed under: Employment, Internet

Last week governments, industry, NGOs and educational bodies from 22 European countries joined forces with the European Commission to push for further action to stimulate the creation of the jobs needed to build a digital single market in Europe.

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Priority for apprentices

Posted by Nick Prag at 25 June 2015, 13:30 CET |
Filed under: Employment

More than forty companies and other organisations joined the European Alliance for Apprenticeships this week, committing to making available around 140,000 apprenticeships and training opportunities for young people.

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EU gender equality has some way to go

Posted by Nick Prag at 05 March 2015, 22:35 CET |

The eve of International Women's Day (8 March) is a good moment to assess the challenges that remain in tackling gender inequalities across the EU.

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Hope lies in Generation Erasmus

Posted by Nick Prag at 24 September 2014, 22:40 CET |
Filed under: Education, Employment

Not a huge surprise to learn that graduates with international experience fare much better on the job market. A study on the impact of the European Union's Erasmus student exchange programme, released on Monday by the European Commission, shows that studying and training abroad makes a real difference to employment prospects.

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Getting young people into work

Posted by Nick Prag at 17 September 2014, 23:35 CET |
Filed under: Employment

Youth employment was the theme of the week in the European Union. This was despite the postponement of a special EU summit on jobs next month which had been called to boost jobs and jump-start the Union's sluggish economy.

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40 per cent of seats on company boards for women

Posted by Nick Prag at 20 November 2013, 19:10 CET |

Euro-MPs today gave their assent to a draft EU directive which looks to break the glass ceiling that continues to bar female talent from top positions in Europe's biggest companies.

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