The European Commission's 6th Report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion published today shows that EU Cohesion Policy is delivering on the growth goals of the Europe 2020 Strategy by creating jobs and reducing
disparities across Europe.
Europe today is experiencing an economic recovery, but to make this recovery sustainable, inclusive and job-rich, we need active and effective public employment policies.
The European Commission has proposed to provide Spain with €700,000 from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 400 workers made redundant in the carpentry and joinery sector in the Castilla y León region to find new jobs.
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I deeply regret the significant job losses announced by Microsoft today because of the impact these will have on so many individuals, their families and the local communities they live and work in.
The Youth Employment Initiative together with the Youth Guarantee should be a reality on the ground as a matter of urgency. We cannot afford to delay the implementation of such a crucial initiative.
The European Commission has adopted today the national Operational Programme for the implementation of the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) in Italy. This is the second YEI Operational Programme adopted by the European Commission, after the first in France last month.