The European Commission has proposed to provide Germany with one million euros from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 476 former workers of Aleo Solar AG and two of its subsidiaries to find new jobs.
A very unusual passenger is the protagonist of a new promotional video on the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
The European Commission has approved today the operational programmes for six EU countries to use the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD). This includes Italy's €670 million programme, the largest of all FEAD allocations across the EU.
The EU's Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers reached political consensus today on the Commission’s proposal to implement an agreement of the social partners in inland waterways on working time rules for the sector.
The European Commission has proposed to provide Belgium with almost € 3,8 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund to help more than 2200 workers from Arcelor Mittal Liège, Caterpillar Belgium and the steel sector in the Hainaut region find new jobs.
Slovenia is preparing a major reform of its fragmented long-term care (LTC) system introducing long-term care insurance. A Peer Review held in Ljubljana on 18–19 November brought 12 Member States and stakeholders together to discuss the question on how to ensure adequate and sustainable financing of LTC.
The European Commission has recently approved the operational programmes for ten EU countries to use the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD).
On the occasion of the European Day for People with Disabilities, the European Commission is pleased to announce that the Swedish city of Borås is the winner of the 2015 Access City Award.
The European Commission has launched today an online public consultation on the review of the Working Time Directive.
Putting Europe firmly back on track of sustainable job creation and economic growth, that is the focus of the 2015 Annual Growth Survey (AGS), published today.