Four new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on deinstitutionalisation of children in Bulgaria, a new National Housing Programme in Slovenia, the national Helpline for Women Experiencing Domestic Violence in Slovakia and reforms in Italian labour market policies.
Four new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on the general statutory minimum wage in Germany, the extension of payment exemption for health user charges in Portugal, the creation of national programmes to tackle important problems related to infectious diseases in Switzerland and annual in-work benefit for low-income workers in Estonia.
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.
Almost 206 million Europeans already have the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), according to the latest figures available for 2014.
Issue 41 of the Social Agenda magazine is entirely devoted to vocational education and training (VET) and skills.
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 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.