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On 15 December representatives of employers and workers at EU-level presented a report on how they have implemented their framework agreement on work-related ...
EP's vote on protection of self-employed respects needs of SMEs
UEAPME, the European craft and SME employers' organisation, welcomed the vote on the adoption of the report at second reading on equal treatment between men ...
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 ...
Maternity rights: European Parliament votes for more equality between women and men and a more sustainable future!
The European Parliament today by a large majority passed a Resolution in favour of substantially increasing European minimum standards for maternity and ...
Working time patterns for sustainable work - Eurofound report
Working time is a recurrent topic of study because the nature of work, its content, the conditions under which it is performed and the labour market itself ...
2019 Gender Equality report
On the occasion of this year's International Women's Day, the European Commission published its 2019 report on equality between women and men in the EU.
The Ultimate EU Career Development Book
As co-author of 'The Ultimate EU Test Book - Assessment Centre Edition', I wanted to create a book which would be of value to those who are already working for ...
Employment and Social Developments in Europe - Quarterly Review - Autumn 2016
This review confirms the strengthening of employment growth in the EU observed over the last two and a half years. Employment increased in almost all Member ...
EU unemployment rate lowest since 2009
Employment in the EU has increased in almost all Member States, according to the autumn edition of the European Commission's Employment and Social Development ...
Better work-life balance would shrink the gender pay gap
The gender pay gap reveals the different realities that women and men face in their professional and personal lives. Today, women across the EU earn on ...
Final approval for new EU rules to reconcile work and family life
New rules on paternity leave and non-transferable parental leave, given final approval by MEPs on Thursday, strengthen the role of a father and boost women’s ...
Doing business in Estonia: Staff welfare
Laws in Estonia enforce equal treatment and non-discrimination in the workplace and define health and safety standards.
ESF funding is available through the Member States and regions. The ESF does not fund projects directly from Brussels. Each Member State, together with the ...
The number of female researchers increased in Europe in all economic sectors: the Higher Education Sector, the Government Sector and the Business Enterprise ...
Gender imbalance in science 'a waste of opportunity and talent' - SHE figures 2009
Despite a rise in their numbers, female scientific researchers remain a minority, accounting for just 30% of all scientific researchers in Europe. Furthermore, ...
Gender employment gap costs Europe EUR 370 bn per year
The total cost of a lower female employment rate in the European Union - more than 10 per cent lower than the male equivalent - is EUR 370 billion, according ...
Workers say working conditions are slowly improving
Work intensity among European workers are still high, and it has not increased over the past five years, according to the first findings of the 5th European ...
Cyberbullying restricts young women's voices online
Digital technologies offer young women and men innovative ways to get involved in politics. From receiving instant news notifications on political ...
Working anytime, anywhere: The effects on the world of work
New ILO-Eurofound report shows that the use of modern communication technologies facilitates a better overall work-life balance but, at the same time, also ...
EuroCommerce and UNI Europa address physical and psychological risks at work
EuroCommerce and UNI Europa, the recognised social partners for the retail and wholesale sector at EU level, agreed the findings of a comprehensive project at ...
Retail and wholesale need skills for the modern age
Marking the launch of the EU Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition in Brussels today, EuroCommerce underlined its strong support for the initiative to encourage ...
Gender equality boosts economic growth
If the EU stepped up its efforts to improve gender equality, more jobs would be created, GDP per capita would increase and society would be able to adjust ...
Pillar of Social rights - no solution for more growth and employment
Commenting today on the Commission’s proposals for a Pillar of Social Rights, EuroCommerce Director-General Christian Verschueren said:
Women with low skills have fewer opportunities in the EU labour market
Today's job market is constantly increasing requirements on competencies across all sectors. This poses a major challenge for the 64 million women and men with ...
Commission commits to create long-awaited social package in aviation with ETF and ECA
The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and the European Cockpit Association (ECA) met with the Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc and the Employment ...
Google and Bertelsmann fund 75,000 new Udacity scholarships across Europe
Google and Bertelsmann announced Tuesday that they are to fund 75,000 scholarships through Udacity to provide free technology education to residents of Europe ...
Posting of Workers Directive: Construction SMEs need a level-playing field
The European Builders Confederation (EBC) welcomes yesterday's approval of the report on the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive by the European ...
Co-production: Working together to create inclusive employment opportunities!
On Tuesday 30 January EASPD and its partners in the Taskforce "Support Services of Tomorrow" (EDF, COFACE Families-Europe, ENIL, Inclusion Europe and MHE-SME) ...
Posting of workers directive: balanced agreement, let's now focus on enforcement
The European Builders Confederation (EBC) welcomes yesterday’s approval of the compromise agreement on the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive by the ...
Flight Safety Compromised
"Today the European Parliament (EP) voted for a Regulation that is not to the benefit of the flying public in Europe," says Nico Voorbach, ECA President, after ...
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EUbusiness Week no. 851
Time to speed up climate action
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The Week Ahead no. 461
European Green Deal - EU-Ukraine - EP final vote on UK Withdrawal Agreement - common chargers

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