Employment

02 June 2017

Commissioner Thyssen represented the EU at the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers` Meeting

Labour and employment ministers of G20 economies have met in Bad Neuenahr on 18-19 May to draw up recommendations for making labour markets future-proof, productive and fair. The EU was represented by Commissioner Marianne Thyssen.
Unemployment and inactivity of young people – do we see progress and the right policy responses?
23 May 2017

Unemployment and inactivity of young people – do we see progress and the right policy responses?

This 'Evidence in focus' on the 2017 Joint Employment Report, adopted on 3 March 2017 by the EPSCO Council, and its Scoreboard of Key Employment and Social Indicators looks at policy efforts to address challenges for young people, including unemployment a...
21 April 2017

Blueprint for sectoral cooperation on skills in tourism: enhancing the image of careers in the tourism sector

Published : Fri, 21 Apr 2017 Mon, 12 Jun 2017 The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) has just published the call for tender on "Blueprint for sectoral cooperation on skills in tourism: enhancing the image of ca...
11 April 2017

Commission welcomes OECD report on 'Getting Skills Right'

The report 'Getting Skills Right - Financial Incentives for Education and Training systems' was published yesterday by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
16 March 2017

New EU network of review bodies to make public procurement remedies more efficient

Published : Thu, 16 Mar 2017 The first meeting of the EU network of first instance review bodies on 6 March 2017 discussed ways to make the work of these bodies more efficient. At first instance review bodies, companies can challenge the aw...
24 February 2017

Social dialogue makes a difference in reducing inequalities according to ILO/EC report

EU countries with coordinated bargaining systems have been successful at preventing the growth of inequalities on the labour market, while the erosion of collective bargaining in other EU countries has led to an increased number of low-paid jobs or increa...

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