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Free movement: new Commission report on mobility of Croatian workers 29/05/2015

Free movement: new Commission report on mobility of Croatian workers

Today the European Commission has published a new report on transitional arrangements on free movement for Croatian workers, concluding that future potential flows of Croatian workers to other EU Member States are likely to be small and unlikely to lead to labour market disturbances.

Fixed-Term Work: Commission refers Estonia to EU Court of Justice over successive fixed-term employment in the academic sector 27/05/2015

Fixed-Term Work: Commission refers Estonia to EU Court of Justice over successive fixed-term employment in the academic sector

The European Commission is referring Estonia to the EU Court of Justice over its national law which does not provide sufficient protection against abuse arising from the use of successive fixed-term employment contracts or relationships in the academic sector.

22/05/2015

Poverty impact of fiscal consolidation measures in Belgium and other social policy debates in Europe

Four more Flash Reports prepared by ESPN independent experts on recent social policy debates in Europe are now available.

Payment of 1 billion euro in pre-financing for the Youth Employment Initiative 22/05/2015

Payment of 1 billion euro in pre-financing for the Youth Employment Initiative

Today the European Commission has made almost 1 billion euro available for the young unemployed.

Good employment and social protection practices - Commission report 18/05/2015

Good employment and social protection practices - Commission report

The European Commission recently published a report in which it monitored good practices across Europe in the areas of employment, social affairs and inclusion.

Country-specific recommendations 2015: Further efforts needed to support a robust recovery 13/05/2015

Country-specific recommendations 2015: Further efforts needed to support a robust recovery

Further policy is needed to return to self-sustaining growth. The European Commission today adopted country-specific economic policy recommendations for 2015 and 2016 asking for national actions to create jobs and stimulate growth.

First overview of integrated social services in the EU and best practices 29/04/2015

First overview of integrated social services in the EU and best practices

The European Commission published a first overview today of the integrated social services related to labour market and social (re)integration in the EU and identified best practices.

Health reforms in Bulgaria and other social policy developments in Europe 28/04/2015

Health reforms in Bulgaria and other social policy developments in Europe

Four more Flash Reports on recent social policy developments in Europe are now available:

Modernisation of social protection systems: Stocktaking report on Member States progress on social investment reforms 23/04/2015

Modernisation of social protection systems: Stocktaking report on Member States progress on social investment reforms

A report commissioned by the European Commission to the European Social Policy Network of independent experts published today shows that Member States have made progress in implementing reforms toward social investment but there still a lot to be done for the modernisation of the social protection systems across the European Union.

Social Agenda - EU economic policy in the making 20/04/2015

Social Agenda - EU economic policy in the making

Social Agenda n°40 highlights the 2015 European Semester, the EU economic governance process.