Having studied banking, insurance and social security at university, Theodora Dobreva was looking forward to putting what she’d learned to good use in her career. Instead, she found herself working basic and low-paid jobs in fields that didn’t interest her. “I was disappointed because this wasn’t what I had studied for,” she says.
Today the European Commission is taking action to promote Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the EU.
Today, the European Commission has published an evaluation report of investments under the European Social Fund (ESF) during the 2007-2013 period, with specific reports for each Member State.
In March 2016 the Commission launched a public consultation to make an assessment of the present EU social "acquis", to reflect on new trends in work patterns and societies and to gather views and feedback on the principles identified in a preliminary outline of the European Pillar of Social Rights.
This seminar, which took place in Brussels on 6 December, presented the final reports of a comprehensive International Labour Organization (ILO) Research Department project that assesses the impact of labour provisions on labour market outcomes.
As every year, the European Commission was celebrating the Day of Persons with Disabilities together with the European Disability Forum.