Divergence continues to increase across Member States, translating into persistently growing labour market and social challenges, marked by ever higher unemployment at EU level, according to the March edition of the EU Employment and Social Situation Quarterly Review.
The European Commission has presented a proposal for a Council Decision authorising EU countries to ratify the International Labour Organisation 2011 Convention concerning decent work for domestic workers (Convention No. 189).
In Rotterdam today, Commissioner Andor visited the Youth Desk (Jongerenloket), a project funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) through which young people can access all the city's relevant youth-focused services.
The European Commission has proposed operational rules to implement the Youth Employment Initiative to combat youth unemployment.
Women's day is a day for reflecting on how far we have got in terms of gender equality. Gender equality is not only a fundamental right, but also vital to the growth, prosperity and competitiveness of Europe’s economies. With the population growing older, birth rates falling and the prospect of skill shortages ahead, taking advantage of everyone's talents and making gender diversity a growth asset is more important than ever.