Two new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent developments in social protection in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (MK) and the UK.
During 2013-14, the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) helped a total of 27 610 workers, who had been dismissed due to the economic crisis and the effects of globalisation, to find new job opportunities.
Issue 41 of the Social Agenda magazine is entirely devoted to vocational education and training (VET) and skills.
Almost 206 million Europeans already have the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), according to the latest figures available for 2014.
This week the European Commission has launched a public consultation on the EU rules on social security coordination.
Labour market developments have been improving against the background of a gradual economic recovery in the EU. Unemployment in the EU has continued to fall and job finding rates have modestly improved. However, despite its recent fall, unemployment remains high.
Two days after an agreement paving the way for a new support programme for Greece, the European Commission revealed plans today to help Greece maximise its use of EU funds.
The European Commission has proposed to provide Belgium with € 6.2 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 4,500 workers made redundant in Belgium by Ford — and eleven of its suppliers and downstream producers — back into employment.
The European Commission has proposed to provide Germany with € 6.9 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 2,692 former workers of Adam Opel AG and one of its suppliers to find new jobs.
With the summer holiday season starting, millions of Europeans are planning trips across the continent and beyond, while many young people have finished school and wondering what to do next.