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Good employment and social protection practices - Commission report 18/05/2015

Good employment and social protection practices - Commission report

The European Commission recently published a report in which it monitored good practices across Europe in the areas of employment, social affairs and inclusion.

Country-specific recommendations 2015: Further efforts needed to support a robust recovery 13/05/2015

Country-specific recommendations 2015: Further efforts needed to support a robust recovery

Further policy is needed to return to self-sustaining growth. The European Commission today adopted country-specific economic policy recommendations for 2015 and 2016 asking for national actions to create jobs and stimulate growth.

First overview of integrated social services in the EU and best practices 29/04/2015

First overview of integrated social services in the EU and best practices

The European Commission published a first overview today of the integrated social services related to labour market and social (re)integration in the EU and identified best practices.

Health reforms in Bulgaria and other social policy developments in Europe 28/04/2015

Health reforms in Bulgaria and other social policy developments in Europe

Four more Flash Reports on recent social policy developments in Europe are now available:

Modernisation of social protection systems: Stocktaking report on Member States progress on social investment reforms 23/04/2015

Modernisation of social protection systems: Stocktaking report on Member States progress on social investment reforms

A report commissioned by the European Commission to the European Social Policy Network of independent experts published today shows that Member States have made progress in implementing reforms toward social investment but there still a lot to be done for the modernisation of the social protection systems across the European Union.

Social Agenda - EU economic policy in the making 20/04/2015

Social Agenda - EU economic policy in the making

Social Agenda n°40 highlights the 2015 European Semester, the EU economic governance process.

Looking beyond 2015 for decent work and in the global fight against poverty 15/04/2015

Looking beyond 2015 for decent work and in the global fight against poverty

The European Commission is fully committed to the process of adopting a post-2015 development agenda, which is currently driven by the United Nations to set the main goals and targets for the next 15 years.

Employment and social situation: Quarterly review shows a broadening recovery amidst widespread challenges 13/04/2015

Employment and social situation: Quarterly review shows a broadening recovery amidst widespread challenges

The economic situation in the EU started gradually improving nearly two years ago, and most Member States have recently registered positive GDP growth. Employment has started picking up, with improvements now materialising in most sectors.

10/04/2015

New 'waiting time and treatment package' for cancer in Poland and other recent social policy developments in Europe

Three new Flash Reports have been published providing short and up-to-date information on new initiatives in the social field in Poland, Latvia and Liechtenstein.

Worker information and consultation: Commission starts consultations with the Social Partners on consolidation of three Directives 10/04/2015

Worker information and consultation: Commission starts consultations with the Social Partners on consolidation of three Directives

The Commission starts a consultation today with the EU level social partners (representatives of employers and employees) in order to obtain their views on the possible direction of European Union action aimed at strengthening the coherence and effectiveness of the existing EU legislation on worker information and consultation at national level.