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Juncker Commission makes 1 billion euro available for the young unemployed 04/02/2015

Juncker Commission makes 1 billion euro available for the young unemployed

Today the European Commission proposes to make 1 billion euro from the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) available as early as this year.

Eight additional operational programmes recently approved to help the most deprived, including a €560 million package for Spain 05/01/2015

Eight additional operational programmes recently approved to help the most deprived, including a €560 million package for Spain

In the second half of December, the European Commission approved the operational programmes for eight EU countries to use the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD), including a €560 million package for Spain.

Social Agenda - The new Commission 23/12/2014

Social Agenda - The new Commission

Social Agenda n°39 features an interview with the new European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour mobility, Marianne Thyssen.

Commission proposes €1 million from Globalisation Fund for former workers of Aleo Solar 17/12/2014

Commission proposes €1 million from Globalisation Fund for former workers of Aleo Solar

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.

Six new national programmes to help the most deprived approved, including Italy's €670 million plan 11/12/2014

Six new national programmes to help the most deprived approved, including Italy's €670 million plan

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.

Aid to the most deprived: Commission approves national programmes worth more than 1 billion EUR 04/12/2014

Aid to the most deprived: Commission approves national programmes worth more than 1 billion EUR

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).

Commission proposes €1.8 million from Globalisation Fund for former workers of Whirlpool in Italy 28/10/2014

Commission proposes €1.8 million from Globalisation Fund for former workers of Whirlpool in Italy

The European Commission has today proposed to provide Italy with €1.8 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 608 former workers of Whirlpool Europe S.r.l. to find new jobs.

Progress Microfinance loans worth €182 million given to over 20,000 entrepreneurs for start-ups and expansion 20/10/2014

Progress Microfinance loans worth €182 million given to over 20,000 entrepreneurs for start-ups and expansion

More than 20,000 entrepreneurs have already benefited from loans and guarantees worth a total of €182 million under the European Progress Microfinance Facility, according to the latest European Commission report about the implementation of this financial instrument.

Commission proposes €1.4 million from Globalisation Fund for former shipbuilding workers in Finland 14/10/2014

Commission proposes €1.4 million from Globalisation Fund for former shipbuilding workers in Finland

The European Commission has proposed to provide Finland with €1.4 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 565 former workers of the shipyards STX Finland Oy to find new jobs.

Social Agenda – Commissioner Andor's legacy 09/10/2014

Social Agenda – Commissioner Andor's legacy

Issue 38 of the Social Agenda magazine features an interview with outgoing Employment and Social Affairs European Commissioner László Andor and focuses on the new EU strategic framework for health and safety at work.


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