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Roma people living in the EU - guide
There are between 10 million and 12 million Roma in the European Union, in candidate countries and potential candidate countries in the Western Balkans. Roma ... last modified 25 August 2010, 20:50 CET — filed under: , , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Long-term unemployment: Commission guidance to EU Member States
The European Commission proposed on 17 September guidance to Member States to better help long-term unemployed return to work. last modified 17 September 2015, 18:29 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Quarterly Review analyses deepening social crisis
The employment and social situation in the EU remained critical in the fourth quarter of 2012 with employment receding overall and unemployment rising further, ... last modified 27 March 2013, 11:08 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information (EESSI)
EESSI is an IT system that helps social security institutions across to EU exchange information more rapidly and securely, as required by the EU rules on ... last modified 04 July 2017, 16:58 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Lisbon strategy for growth and jobs
Before the financial and economic crisis hit the EU, the Lisbon strategy had helped create more than 18m new jobs. When the economy slumped, the EU acted to ... last modified 21 January 2010, 12:44 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
New rules for non-EU nationals coming to the EU for studies
The European Commission is proposing to make it easier and more attractive for non-EU national students, researchers and other groups to enter and stay in the ... last modified 25 March 2013, 17:56 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Women in Europe work 59 days 'for free' - Equal Pay Day
The size of the gender pay gap, or the average difference between women and men's hourly earnings across the EU, is 16.2% - according to the latest figures ... last modified 27 February 2013, 19:03 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Protection against exposure to hazardous chemicals
The European Commission has proposed to better protect workers from risks linked to exposure to chemicals at the workplace. last modified 27 February 2013, 23:45 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Survey of adult skills
One in five adults in Europe have low literacy and numeracy skills, and even a university degree in the same subject is no guarantee of the same level of ... last modified 09 October 2013, 19:44 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Flight time limitations - stricter rules on aircrew fatigue
New rules on maximum flight times for pilots and cabin crew should now be adopted by the European Commission, as a resolution calling on it to withdraw them ... last modified 09 October 2013, 23:06 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Posting of Workers Directive reform
The European Commission presented on 8 March a targeted revision of the rules on the posting of workers. last modified 10 March 2016, 17:56 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Business & Enterprise in the EU
While modern and often successful, European business and industry knows it cannot afford to rest on their laurels. It is a constant challenge to remain ... last modified 24 August 2006, 17:53 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU support to fight the crisis in the automotive sector
The European automotive sector, with 12 million jobs depending on this strategic industry, has been hit particularly hard by the current economic crisis with ... last modified 25 February 2009, 23:24 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
European Social Fund (ESF)
The European Social Fund, created in 1957, is the European Union’s main financial instrument for investing in people. It supports employment and helps people ... last modified 29 September 2009, 12:57 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
50 years of the European Social Fund
On 28 June 2007, in Potsdam, Germany, a high-level event to mark the official 50th birthday of the European Social Fund (ESF) brought together EU Ministers and ... last modified 28 June 2007, 15:33 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Bridging the Gender Pay Gap - EU guide
Across the EU economy, women continue to earn an average of 15% less than men, according to the European Commission. A new report released today sets out ways ... last modified 18 July 2007, 15:51 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
European social dialogue: benefits for workers and companies
The Portuguese EU Presidency and the European Commission organised a major conference on 29 and 30 November 2007 in Lisbon to discuss the concrete outcomes of ... last modified 29 November 2007, 16:58 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Pensions in the European Union
The proportion of older people in the EU is increasing much faster than the population of younger wage-earning taxpayers, making pensions reform in the EU ... last modified 03 January 2007, 18:20 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Renewed Social Agenda - guide
The European Commission will launch the Renewed Social Agenda in Brussels on 2 July 2008. This ambitious package presents a comprehensive answer to rapidly ... last modified 27 June 2008, 15:52 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Joint Report on Social Protection and Social Inclusion 2008
The European Commission on 25 February presented the annual Joint Report on Social Protection and Social Inclusion, prepared jointly with EU Member States. The ... last modified 26 February 2008, 11:20 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
A European Private Company Statute
Progress must be made to improve access for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to the Single Market and to promote their development in the European ... last modified 08 July 2011, 18:16 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Doing business in Cyprus: Staff welfare
According to Cypriot legislation, banning all forms of discrimination with regard to employment and gender equality in terms of employees' rights and ... last modified 03 April 2012, 12:27 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Employment and Social Situation Quarterly Review - Q2 2012
The employment and social situation in the European Union remained very serious in the second quarter of 2012 with unemployment rising overall but also ... last modified 28 September 2012, 17:59 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Doing business in the UK: Staff welfare
Labour legislation covers basic workplace standards which employers must follow. These include protection against discrimination, the right to equal pay and ... last modified 30 March 2012, 00:48 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Revised Europass Framework
The European Commission adopted on 6 October a proposal to revise the framework for Europass, a suite of tools and services which support the transparency of ... last modified 06 October 2016, 21:28 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
2015 Pension Adequacy Report
A new report shows that EU’s pension systems can be expected to deliver adequate pensions to future generations of retirees provided strong policies to enable ... last modified 05 October 2015, 23:49 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Doing business in Estonia: Staff welfare
Laws in Estonia enforce equal treatment and non-discrimination in the workplace and define health and safety standards. last modified 09 April 2012, 12:29 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Modernisation of the Professional Qualifications Directive - guide
As the working age population in many Member States shrinks, demand for highly skilled people between now and 2020 is projected to rise by over 16 million ... last modified 19 December 2011, 20:00 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Costs and benefits of maternity and paternity leave - guide
Differing views about the costs and benefits of introducing 18 or 20 weeks of fully-paid maternity leave and two weeks of fully-paid paternity leave were ... last modified 06 October 2010, 16:27 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Gender Pay Gap stagnates at 16.4% across Europe
Women in Europe still work 59 days ‘for free’ – this is what the latest figures released today by the European Commission show. The gender pay gap – the ... last modified 28 February 2014, 17:38 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%