Backed by a robust economic growth, employment in the EU continued to rise more strongly than expected in the third quarter of 2017, while unemployment figures declined further according to the latest Quarterly Review on Employment and Social Developments in Europe.
The European Commission has proposed a €2.1 million contribution from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 646 workers in Germany previously employed at the tyre manufacturer Goodyear find new jobs.
The EU's financing programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) will receive an additional €100 million for its Guarantee scheme from the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the core of the Investment Plan for Europe.
Now in its third edition, the Annual Convention for Inclusive Growth (ACIG) is an action-oriented platform bringing together civil society organisations and policymakers to discuss how to achieve truly inclusive growth.
The European Commission is organising a conference on 15-16 March in Brussels to celebrate 10 years of existence of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).
The seminar, to be held in Prague, will provide the opportunity to share views on measures preventing growing polarisation of work due to the process of digitalisation and policy responses in the areas of life-long learning, tax and insurance systems and occupational health and safety.