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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.

Youth Employment Initiative: Commission adopts first programme with France 03/06/2014

Youth Employment Initiative: Commission adopts first programme with France

The European Commission has adopted today the first Operational Programme with France to use the available funding from the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) to tackle youth unemployment.

Building growth: Country-specific recommendations 2014 02/06/2014

Building growth: Country-specific recommendations 2014

The European Commission has today adopted a series of economic policy recommendations to individual Member States to strengthen the recovery that began a year ago.

Commission welcomes adoption of Decision to improve cooperation between public employment services 08/05/2014

Commission welcomes adoption of Decision to improve cooperation between public employment services

The European Commission welcomes today's adoption by the EU's Council of Ministers of a Decision to improve cooperation between public employment services.

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.

Commission welcomes adoption of Quality Framework to improve quality of traineeships 10/03/2014

Commission welcomes adoption of Quality Framework to improve quality of traineeships

The European Commission welcomes today's adoption by the EU's Council of Minister of a Quality Framework on Traineeships to enable trainees to acquire high-quality work experience under safe and fair conditions, and to increase their chances of finding a good quality job.

Young people 12/02/2014

Social Agenda – Youth employment

The latest issue of Social Agenda highlights the need for a new approach to employment, social and inclusion policy to promote youth employment: a combination of urgent, highly targeted measures supporting young people directly and of longer term structural reforms.

17 Member States have submitted Youth Guarantee Implementation Plans
15/01/2014

17 Member States have submitted Youth Guarantee Implementation Plans

17 Member States have already submitted to the European Commission their final plans to implement the Youth Guarantee.

Employment and Social Policy Council on 9 December 06/12/2013

Employment and Social Policy Council on 9 December

The EU's Council of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Ministers will meet on 9 and 10 December in Brussels.

Youth employment: Commission proposes standards to improve quality of traineeships 04/12/2013

Youth employment: Commission proposes standards to improve quality of traineeships

Guidelines to enable trainees to acquire high-quality work experience under safe and fair conditions, and to increase their chances of finding a good quality job, have been proposed today by the European Commission.


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