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Undeclared work: Commissioner Andor welcomes Council's agreement on EU Platform for better prevention and deterrence 16/10/2014

Undeclared work: Commissioner Andor welcomes Council's agreement on EU Platform for better prevention and deterrence

European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor has welcomed the agreement reached today by the EU's Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers on a so-called 'general–approach' to establish a European Platform to better prevent and deter undeclared work.

Employment and Social Policy Council on 16 October 15/10/2014

Employment and Social Policy Council on 16 October

The EU's Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers will meet on 16 October in Luxembourg.

Forced labour: Commission urges EU countries to implement new ILO Protocol 11/09/2014

Forced labour: Commission urges EU countries to implement new ILO Protocol

The European Commission proposed to the EU's Council of Ministers EU Member States should be authorised to ratify the International Labour Organisation (ILO) new Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention.

Employment and Social Policy Council on 19 June 18/06/2014

Employment and Social Policy Council on 19 June

The EU's Council of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Ministers will meet on 19 and 20 June in Luxembourg.

Commissioner Andor welcomes adoption of new international standards to protect victims of forced labour and seafarers 11/06/2014

Commissioner Andor welcomes adoption of new international standards to protect victims of forced labour and seafarers

László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion has welcomed the adoption by the International Labour Organization (ILO) of two new international instruments to combat forced labour, and the approval of important amendments to the ILO's Maritime Labour Convention.

Health and safety at work: Strategic Framework sets out EU objectives for 2014-2020 06/06/2014

Health and safety at work: Strategic Framework sets out EU objectives for 2014-2020

To better protect the more than 217 million workers in the EU from work-related accidents and diseases, the European Commission presented today a new Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020, which identifies key challenges and strategic objectives for health and safety at work, presents key actions and identifies instruments to address these.

Commissioner Andor and ILO Director General agree to reinforce cooperation on health and safety at work 28/04/2014

Commissioner Andor and ILO Director General agree to reinforce cooperation on health and safety at work

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.

Working conditions: new survey reveals deterioration and wide disparities in worker satisfaction 24/04/2014

Working conditions: new survey reveals deterioration and wide disparities in worker satisfaction

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.

Undeclared work: Commission proposes new Platform to improve prevention and deterrence 09/04/2014

Undeclared work: Commission proposes new Platform to improve prevention and deterrence

The European Commission has proposed today the creation of a European Platform to improve cooperation at EU level in order to prevent and deter more effectively undeclared work, a phenomenon that causes serious damage to working conditions, fair competition and public budgets.

Commission welcomes EU-wide campaign to manage stress at work 07/04/2014

Commission welcomes EU-wide campaign to manage stress at work

Stress is one of the most frequently reported work-related health problem in Europe and is believed to be the cause of the majority of all lost working days.


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