Six new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) have just become available and provide information on recent policy initiatives in Luxembourg, FYR Macedonia, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Turkey.
The European Commission has proposed to provide Finland with €5.3 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 1,441 former Microsoft workers to find new jobs.
Schools are closed, summer holidays are here, and also this blog is having its well-deserved summer break. Like many of you, authors of Evidence in Focus are leaving their desks to travel in Europe and beyond.
The College adopted today a Communication re-examining its proposal for a revision of the Posting of Workers Directive in the context of the subsidiarity control mechanism that several national parliaments triggered in May.
Five new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) have just become available and provide information on recent policy initiatives in Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia and Finland.
The Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) contributes to alleviating the worst forms of poverty in the EU, such as food deprivation, child poverty and homelessness.
The European Commission has launched a second-stage consultation with social partner organisations at European level.
The share of temporary workers has increased in most EU Member States since 2008. Flexible contractual arrangements have been extensively used since the crisis, their major attraction for employers being their less strict dismissals rules.
On 1 July 2016 a major new initiative of the German Federal Government for job-related language courses for migrants entered into force.
The evaluation report 'Pilot projects to carry out ESF related counterfactual impact evaluations' sheds light on the effectiveness of some European Social Fund (ESF) interventions.