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A European plan for the creation of green jobs and for the greening of the economy (2010)
On the occasion of the first ministerial conference on "Green Jobs" within the framework of the European Union, held by the Belgian presidency on 28 and 29 September, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Employment Joelle Milquet, together with the European Commissioner, Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, László Andor, launched a proposal for the first European plan for the creation of jobs in 'Green sectors' and for the "Greening" of the economy and the labour market.
Employment in Europe 2010 (2010)
Employment in Europe 2010 begins by assessing EU labour market adjustment since the onset of the economic crisis, taking account of the crisis’ impact and future prospects. It also analyses EU and Member State policies aimed at mitigating the effects of the crisis and supporting recovery, and looks ahead to their gradual phasing out. The Report then examines the need to reduce segmentation in labour markets and improve the job situation of young people before drawing conclusions on the way forward.
European Globalisation Adjustment Fund in 2009 (2010)
The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (‘EGF’) was set up by Regulation (EC) No1927/20061 to show solidarity with, and provide support to, workers made redundant as a consequence of major structural changes in world trade patterns. It was designed as a means of reconciling the overall long-term benefits of open trade in terms of growth and employment with the short-term adverse effects which globalisation may have, particularly on the employment of the most vulnerable and lowest skilled workers.