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    Commission authorises Spain to extend existing temporary restrictions on Romanian workers Choose translations of the previous link 

    21/12/2012

    The European Commission has approved a request from the Spanish authorities made on 13 December 2012 to extend the temporary restriction on access for Romanian workers to the Spanish labour market until 31 December 2013 due to serious disturbances on its labour market.

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    EGF pays €25.3 million to help redundant workers in France, Ireland, The Netherlands, Spain and Sweden Choose translations of the previous link 

    19/12/2012

    The European Commission has just made payments to France, Ireland, The Netherlands, Spain and Sweden from the European Globalisation adjustment Fund (EGF).

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    Active ageing: closing ceremony of European Year 2012 looks to the future Choose translations of the previous link 

    10/12/2012

    The European Year 2012 has mobilised a wide range of stakeholders across Europe to take action with the aim of creating better opportunities for active ageing and strengthening solidarity between generations.

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    Poverty Convention – conclusions and results Choose translations of the previous link 

    10/12/2012

    The urgency for Member States and the EU to invest in adequate, sustainable and effective social policies that strengthen human capital and social cohesion was underlined at the Second Annual Convention of the Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion.

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    Commission launches EU Skills Panorama to tackle skills mismatches Choose translations of the previous link 

    07/12/2012

    The European Commission today officially launched the EU Skills Panorama, a website presenting quantitative and qualitative information on short- and medium-term skills needs, skills supply and skills mismatches.

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    Council of Employment, Social Policy and Health Ministers, 6-7 December 2012, Brussels Choose translations of the previous link 

    05/12/2012

    The EU's Council of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs (EPSCO) Ministers will meet to discuss Employment, Social Policy and Health on 6-7 December in Brussels under the chairmanship of Ms Sotiroula Charalambous, the Cypriot Minister for Labour and Social Insurance.

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    Youth employment: Commission proposes package of measures Choose translations of the previous link 

    05/12/2012

    Measures to help Member States tackle unacceptable levels of youth unemployment and social exclusion by giving young people offers of jobs, education and training have been proposed by the European Commission.

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    Poverty Convention will address social exclusion and social investment Choose translations of the previous link 

    04/12/2012

    The second annual Convention of the European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion will take place in Brussels on 5-7 December 2012. It will review the progress made towards reaching the poverty target and act as a forum for consultation on the upcoming Social Investment Package.

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