During 2013-14, the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) helped a total of 27 610 workers, who had been dismissed due to the economic crisis and the effects of globalisation, to find new job opportunities.
Two days after an agreement paving the way for a new support programme for Greece, the European Commission revealed plans today to help Greece maximise its use of EU funds.
To promote jobs and growth in Europe, social and micro-enterprises will soon have access to over 500 million euro of finance. This is the result of a new mandate agreement signed today between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund.
The European Commission has proposed to provide Finland with € 1.3 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 500 former workers of Broadcom Communications Finland and two of its suppliers to find new jobs.
The European Commission has today finalised the process of adoption of all national Operational Programmes implementing the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) for the period 2014-2020, worth 3.8 billion euro in basic non-financial assistance to those most in need in the Member States.
Today the European Commission proposes to make 1 billion euro from the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) available as early as this year.
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 n°39 features an interview with the new European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour mobility, Marianne Thyssen.
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.
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.