Speech by Marianne Thyssen at European Employers Day, Eddy Merckx Cycles, Zellik (Belgium)
On 17 September the European Commission proposed guidance to Member States to better help long-term unemployed return to work.
There are more than 23 million unemployed in Europe today, around 50% of them have been so for more than 12 months – the so-called 'long-term unemployed'. - Video script (pdf - 27,08 KB)
In 2014, 18 pilot projects were carried out in Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Spain and the United Kingdom to test the Youth Guarantee on the ground.
"Your first EURES job" is a mobility scheme that aims to help young Europeans aged 18-35 to fill vacancies in all EU countries, Norway and Iceland.
The Youth Guarantee is a new approach to tackling youth unemployment which ensures that all young people under 25 – whether registered with employment services or not – get a good-quality, concrete offer within 4 months of them leaving formal education or becoming unemployed.
In April 2014, the European Commission proposed the creation of a European Platform to improve cooperation at EU level in prevention and deterrence of undeclared work.
Mercedes and Daniel are two Spanish nurses with a short professional experience.
How to improve the quality of traineeships in the EU? Trainees from inside and outside the European institutions met on 25 January in Brussels to discuss ways to improve the quality of traineeships in Europe.
The Youth Guarantee aims to reduce youth unemployment by ensuring that every young person under the age of 25 receives a good quality offer of employment, continued education, an apprenticeship or a traineeship within four months of leaving school or becoming unemployed.
European Job Days are dynamic recruitment events that bring jobseekers and employers together.
Restructuring, relocation and outsourcing have consequences on employment and working conditions.
The clip explains the EU rules which determine which country is responsible for the social security coverage of a person working in another EU country.
In this ever changing world, new kinds of jobs emerge every day.
Your First Job Abroad is an initiative designed to publicise how much more easily workers can move within Europe with the right help and advice from EURES, the European Jobs Network.
A new flagship initiative aimed at helping young people to gain the knowledge, skills and experience they need to make their first job a reality.
The G20 has a crucial role to play.
Balancing work, family and private life is a daily challenge for millions of European men and women.
Every year, EURES teams throughout the EU organize hundreds of ‘European Job Days’ – the perfect place to recruit, to meet employers, to discuss your plans with a EURES Adviser or to find out more about how the EU can help you.
One of the key features of the EU's response to the current economic crisis is to emphasise the job-creating potential of the green economy, both as part of the European Recovery Plan and the European Commission's proposals to tackle climate change.
The Mission has visited a number of Member States and discussed with them how they have been developing and implementing their flexicurity pathways at the national level.