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    Commission welcomes agreement on new programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) Choose translations of the previous link 

    28/06/2013

    The European Commission welcomes the political agreement reached with the European Parliament and the Council on the EU programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) with a proposed budget of €815 million for the 2014-20 period.

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    Commission proposes €1.1 million from Globalisation Fund to help former workers of the ICT sector in Italy Choose translations of the previous link 

    28/06/2013

    The European Commission has today proposed to provide Italy with €1.1 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 480 workers made redundant by Jabil CM S.r.l and Anovo Italia S.p.A.

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    Commission proposes €2.6 million from Globalisation Fund for former workers of the Italian car manufacturer De Tomaso Choose translations of the previous link 

    28/06/2013

    The European Commission today proposed to provide Italy with €2.6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 1,010 workers made redundant by De Tomaso Automobili S.p.A with their re-integration into the labour market.

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    Roma: Commission calls on Member States to step up efforts on integration Choose translations of the previous link 

    26/06/2013

    The European Commission has called on Member States to deliver on their commitments to ensure equality and to do more to improve the economic and social integration of Europe's 10 to 12 million Roma.

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    EU Employment and Social Situation: Quarterly Review highlights advantages of traineeships; latest migration trends Choose translations of the previous link 

    25/06/2013

    Temporary contracts can be a good opportunity for a young person to get into the labour force in particular if they are linked to education or training (as is common in Germany and Austria), according to the European Commission's latest Employment and Social Situation Quarterly Review.

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    Commission welcomes Council adoption of new rules to protect workers from harmful electromagnetic fields and agreement on EGF Choose translations of the previous link 

    21/06/2013

    EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor has welcomed the final adoption by the EU's Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers in Luxembourg on 20 June of the Commission's proposal for a Directive to update and improve EU rules to protect workers from electromagnetic fields in their workplace. He also welcomed the agreement a general approach on the Commission's proposal for a Regulation on the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund 2014-2020.

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    Commission welcomes Council agreement on pension portability to facilitate EU worker mobility Choose translations of the previous link 

    20/06/2013

    European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor has welcomed the 20th June agreement by the EU's Council of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs on a general approach on the Commission's proposal for a Directive on improving the portability of supplementary pension rights.

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    Commission calls for a new consensus to get the economy growing again Choose translations of the previous link 

    19/06/2013

    The European Commission has agreed three contributions to the next European Council, scheduled for the 27-28 June 2013. The contributions on tackling youth unemployment, better regulation and the review of the compact for growth and jobs were adopted this morning.

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    Council of Employment, Social Policy and Health Ministers, 20-21 June 2013, Luxembourg Choose translations of the previous link 

    19/06/2013

    The EU's Council of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs (EPSCO) Ministers will meet to discuss employment, social policy and health on 20-21 June in Luxembourg under the Irish Presidency chairmanship of Joan Burton, Minister for Social Protection, Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and Ciarán Cannon, Minister for Training and Skills.

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    European ports: Europe-wide social dialogue between port workers and employers Choose translations of the previous link 

    19/06/2013

    The European Commission welcomes the new social dialogue committee in the port sector launched today with port authorities, terminal operators, dockers and other port workers across the EU.

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    Commission proposes to help jobless by improving efficiency of public employment services Choose translations of the previous link 

    17/06/2013

    Member States' public employment services have a crucial role to play in helping the 26 million unemployed in Europe to get a job. This is why the European Commission has proposed a Decision to help public employment services to maximise their effectiveness through closer cooperation to better address the needs of the unemployed and businesses.

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    Commissioners Malmström and Andor welcome the new OECD report on international migration trends Choose translations of the previous link 

    13/06/2013

    European Commissioner for Home Affairs, Cecilia Malmström and László Andor, the European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, have welcomed the OECD report International Migration Outlook 2013, published today.

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    Joint Statement on the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour Choose translations of the previous link 

    12/06/2013

    On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour (12 June), EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/EC Vice-President Catherine Ashton, Vice-President and Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding, Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor and Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmström made the following statement:

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    Health and Safety: Commission welcomes Parliament adoption of new rules to protect EU workers from harmful electromagnetic fields Choose translations of the previous link 

    11/06/2013

    Commissioner Andor welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of the Commission's proposal for a Directive to update and improve EU rules to protect workers from electromagnetic fields in their workplace.

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    Memo - Youth employment: EU support for apprenticeship and traineeship schemes Choose translations of the previous link 

    07/06/2013

    The importance of good quality apprenticeships and traineeships in the transition from education to work and for implementing the Youth Guarantee was the main focus of a conference hosted by László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion in Brussels on 5-6th June.

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