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2016 Review of  Employment and Social Developments in Europe highlights more employment, less poverty and a changing world of work
20 December 2016

2016 Review of Employment and Social Developments in Europe highlights more employment, less poverty and a changing world of work

The latest annual review of Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) published today shows encouraging results. Around 3 million jobs have been created and employment has risen, pushing back poverty. However, unemployment remains high, with hug...
Poverty risks since the crisis: are older people winning at the expense of the young?
15 June 2016

Poverty risks since the crisis: are older people winning at the expense of the young?

One of the legacies of the crisis is an increased number of people at risk of poverty. These are people with household incomes below 60% of the median income in their country. The share of people at risk of poverty (or the ‘at-risk-of-poverty rate’, AROP)...
29 April 2016

Employment: Commission proposes Directive to improve the working conditions of workers in the sea fishing sector

Today, the European Commission has adopted a proposal for a Directive improving the working conditions in the sea fishing sector. The Directive will implement the agreement reached by the EU social partners in this sector, which aligns EU law with the "Wo...

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