According to the new EU Employment and Social Situation Quarterly Review, the EU labour market is continuing to recover but at a slow pace and with large variations across EU countries.
The European Commission approved four applications from the Netherlands for assistance from the EU Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF). The applications will now be put before the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union for decision.
The European Commission's EU framework for national Roma integration strategies was endorsed at the highest political level. European leaders meeting in Brussels backed a plan to end the centuries-old exclusion of the continent's Roma minority.
EU Employment and Social Policy Ministers met on 17 June in Luxembourg. They debated its contribution to the European Council of 23/24 June and reached a general approach on recommendations on national employment policies. They also adopted conclusions on: reconciliation of work and family life in the context of demographic change, youth employment, disability and child poverty.
Are you planning on travelling in the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland? If so, don't forget your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). The card can help you save time, hassle and money if you fall ill or suffer an injury while abroad.
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 June 2011 - The European Commission has proposed to extend the temporary crisis-related derogation that allows European Globalisation Fund (EGF) to be used for workers made redundant as a result of the ...
The European Commission has approved two applications from Austria for assistance from the EU Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF). The €9 506 036 requested by the Austrian authorities will help 356 former workers in basic metal enterprises and 74 redundant workers from a leading Printed Circuit Board manufacturer (PCB) to find new jobs.
Unemployment in the EU slightly decreased in April 2011. While the labour markets still show steady signs of recovery in some EU countries, in others they continued to deteriorate, according to the latest Monthly Labour Market Fact Sheet published by the Commission.