The EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, László Andor explained the positive impact and rules regarding free movement, as well as the safeguards against the so-called 'benefit tourism' on the BBC's Today Programme.
The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) helped a total of 15 700 workers dismissed due to the economic crisis and the effects of globalisation find new job opportunities in 2012, according to a report adopted today by the European Commission.
The biggest challenge now facing Europe's economy is how to sustain the recovery that is now underway. This is the main message of this year’s Annual Growth Survey (AGS), adopted by the Commission.
European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor visited the Shouyun iron ore mine in Miyun County, North of Beijing. The site hosts a pilot project run jointly by the European Commission and the Chinese authorities to give practical experience of how best to safeguard the health and safety of workers in high risk sectors.