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Free movement: end of the first phase of transitional period for Croatian workers 01/07/2015

Free movement: end of the first phase of transitional period for Croatian workers

On 30 June the first phase of transitional arrangements for Croatian workers came to an end.

30/06/2015

Measures to improve the Swedish unemployment insurance and the impact of temporary lower wages in the Serbian education sector

Two more Flash Reports prepared by ESPN independent experts on recent social policy developments in Europe are now available.

More transparent hospital care reimbursement system in the Czech Republic and benefit scheme to support low earners in Malta 30/06/2015

More transparent hospital care reimbursement system in the Czech Republic and benefit scheme to support low earners in Malta

Two more Flash Reports prepared by ESPN independent experts on recent social policy developments in Europe are now available.

25/06/2015

Psychosocial and musculoskeletal risk factors most widespread in Europe’s workplaces – and risk assessment is still considered the best way of tackling them

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) recently launched the main findings of the Second European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks at the European Parliament in Brussels.

European Commission and EIF mobilise 500 million euro for social and micro-entrepreneurs 24/06/2015

European Commission and EIF mobilise 500 million euro for social and micro-entrepreneurs

To promote jobs and growth in Europe, social and micro-enterprises will soon have access to over 500 million euro of finance. This is the result of a new mandate agreement signed today between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund.

The Commission replies to the UN on how the EU is implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 22/06/2015

The Commission replies to the UN on how the EU is implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The European Commission published today its replies to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on how the EU's is implementing the dedicated UN Convention.

Promoting the creation of decent jobs and sustainable growth together with the International Labour Organization (ILO) 18/06/2015

Promoting the creation of decent jobs and sustainable growth together with the International Labour Organization (ILO)

The European Commission welcomes the outcomes of the 104th International Labour Conference in Geneva during the first two weeks of June.

Access City Award 2016 15/06/2015

Access City Award 2016

EU cities are invited to participate in the sixth edition of the Access City Award - The European Prize for making cities more accessible to people with disabilities and older people.

Commission discusses ways to strengthen EU social policy 09/06/2015

Commission discusses ways to strengthen EU social policy

The Commission today held an orientation debate to discuss how EU policy can best address social and employment challenges in Europe.

04/06/2015

Improved regulation of student work in Slovenia and the Romanian draft National Strategy on Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction

Two more Flash Reports prepared by ESPN independent experts on recent social policy developments in Europe are now available.