European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, László Andor, and ILO Director General, Guy Ryder, have agreed to step up cooperation in the area of health and safety at work as a means to enhance synergy and promote consistency in the way occupational safety and health challenges are addressed at global level, and so better address this key challenge across the world.
While just over half of European workers perceive working conditions in their country to be good (53%),a majority (57%) nevertheless think that their working conditions have deteriorated in the last 5 years, according to a Eurobarometer survey published today, which looks at how the quality of work has been affected by the crisis.
Best practices for anticipating company restructuring and minimising their impact on workers and social conditions have been outlined today by the European Commission in the form of an EU Quality Framework for anticipation of Change and Restructuring.
With EU unemployment hitting record levels and forecasts of a grim economic outlook for the months ahead, the Commission has come forward with a set of concrete measures to boost jobs.
The European Commission has launched a Europe-wide public debate on corporate restructuring and anticipating change. The consultation will run until 30 March 2012. The aim is to identify successful practices and policies in the field of restructuring and adapting to change.
While the EU technically emerged from the recession 18 months ago, growth continues to be sluggish, hesitant and unequally spread, the latest edition of Eurofound’s European Restructuring Monitor quarterly shows.
What is the best way to help people who are affected by company restructuring to find a new job?
Large-scale restructuring activity in Europe continues its recent trend of decline, albeit one where job losses continue to predominate over job gains, according to the latest quarterly report from Eurofound’s European Restructuring Monitor (ERM).
This report presents the results of a study that assessed the feasibility of setting up Sector Councils on employment and skills at the European level (EU level Sector Councils).
Study on instruments and job schemes and professional transitions and re-conversion at national, sectoral or regional level in the EU.