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  • 23/05/2017

    What’s in it for me? - EU action on employment, social affairs and inclusion

    EU action in employment, social affairs and inclusion touches all citizens in their everyday lives: helping new entrepreneurs, supporting young people to find a job, making sure you enjoy free emergency healthcare while abroad, and much more. Read how Nina, Tomasz, Jeanne and Daniel benefited from EU support and see which opportunities are open to you.

     

    This publication will be available in all EU languages in print and online

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  • 23/06/2017

    Analytical webnote 1/2017: wage distribution spill-overs from minimum wage increases in France

    This note analyses the impact of an increase in the minimum wage in France on the overall wage distribution for the period 2007 to 2012. It is based on EU Statistics on Income and Living Conditions, a unique source that contains detailed information on income, poverty, social exclusion and living conditions.

  • 22/06/2017

    EU Skills Profile Tool for Third Country Nationals

    This brochure provides an overview of the EU Skills Profile Tool; a multilingual online editor that makes it possible for refugees, migrants and other third country nationals to present their skills, qualifications, and experiences in a way that is understood across the European Union.

  • 22/06/2017

    Projects and organisations funded by the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) – Report 6

    This report presents examples of projects and organisations across Europe dealing with social protection, social inclusion, employment and labour mobility. All selected project were supported by the Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) as well as its predecessors, the EURES and PROGRESS programmes.

  • 14/06/2017

    Bottleneck occupations 2016

    'Bottleneck vacancies’ refers to vacancies for occupations which are considered to be in short supply. They are found not only in high-skilled occupations, such as IT, scientific, engineering or medical professionals, but also in skilled and low-skilled manual occupations. The first mainly arise from skills deficits, but the latter are more due to recruitment and retention problems related to working conditions and pay. The study compares shortage and surplus occupations, based on data from the Public Employment Services of the EU, Norway and Iceland, and the Labour Force Survey.

     

  • 07/06/2017

    European guide for risk prevention in small fishing vessels

    This guide is designed to prevent risk for small fishing vessels and those working on them, so that both the vessels and their crews return safe and sound after a trip. Given that these vessels account for about 80% of the EU’s entire fishing fleet and that fatalities, injuries and lost vessels are at unacceptable levels, this guide is critical in preventing risks and protecting the wider fishing communities. The different modules in the guide focus on key areas, notably the vessel, the crew, fishing operations, real case events, risk assessment and additional information such as flotation devices, stability, first aid, work equipment and emergency drills. A glossary along with illustrations, photos and charts serve to highlight the important points in the guide, making it an extremely user-friendly reference.