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11/11/2014

Learning Exchange on Tackling labour market segmentation by reducing EPL and addressing other forms of work

The Learning Exchange took place in Ljubljana (Slovenia) on 11 November 2014. It focused on the (mis)use of non-labour contracts to avoid Employment Protection Legislation (EPL) (civil contracts, bogus self-employment, student jobs, etc.).

Learning Exchange on Cooperation at Local Level in the Fight Against Youth Unemployment 28/10/2014

Learning Exchange on Cooperation at Local Level in the Fight Against Youth Unemployment

The Learning Exchange took place in Dordrecht (Netherlands) on 28 October 2014. The aim of this Learning Exchange was to explore how to build capacity of the municipalities to deliver services for young people.

27/10/2014

Learning Exchange on The Activation Strategies of the Norwegian unemployment benefit system

The Learning Exchange took place in Oslo (Norway) on 27 October 2014. It focused on eligibility criteria (e.g. requirements for job search, definition of suitable job offer, mobility requirements, binding nature of IAPs), monitoring of requirements (Job search, ALMP participation) and provisions for sanctioning (role and impact).

06/10/2014

Peer Review on Counterfactual Impact Evaluation, Prague, Czech Republic, 6-7 October 2014

Over 30 delegates from different Member States and International bodies attended a two-day Peer Review on Counterfactual Impact Evaluation (CIE) in Prague on 6 – 7 October.

18/09/2014

Youth outreach work: definition, evolution and key trends

The importance of outreach work with unregistered, inactive young people neither in employment nor in education or training (NEETs) has been highlighted by several decisions at EU level. This includes the Council Recommendation on the development of the Youth Guarantee which highlights effective outreach work as an essential ingredient in the ‘early activation’ approach. The Recommendation encourages Member States to ‘develop outreach strategies and introduce mechanisms to identify and activate those furthest away from the labour market’.

18/09/2014

Peer Review on Youth Guarantee, Helsinki, Finland, 18-19 September 2014

Over 30 delegates from different Member States and International bodies attended a two-day Peer Review on the different experiences and practices across EU countries regarding to specific aspects of national YG guarantee schemes in Helsinki on 18 – 19 September.

23/05/2014

Learning Exchange on Effects of Foreign Investment on Employment

The Learning Exchange on ‘Effects of Foreign Investment on Employment’ took place on 23 May in Ankara (Turkey).

Peer Review on Minimum Wage, London, United Kingdom, 7-8 April 2014 07/04/2014

Peer Review on Minimum Wage, London, United Kingdom, 7-8 April 2014

Over 30 delegates from eight Member States and International bodies attended a two-day Peer Review on the UK’s National Minimum Wage in London on 7 – 8 April.

Peer Review on ‘Emplois d’avenir’ – ‘Jobs for the future’ scheme, Paris, France, 10-11 February 2014 10/02/2014

Peer Review on ‘Emplois d’avenir’ – ‘Jobs for the future’ scheme, Paris, France, 10-11 February 2014

Fifty representatives from eight Member States gathered in Paris on 10 - 11 February to discuss how to help young people re-enter employment, education or training.

25/11/2013

Peer Review on Youth unemployment: how to prevent and tackle it?

This Peer Review discussed the Dutch approach for the prevention of youth unemployment with a particular focus on how to provide high quality education that addresses labour market needs and regional approaches to reduce early school leaving and tackling youth unemployment.


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