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19/08/2013

New chemical labelling - Pocket card  (19/08/2013)

Catalog N. : KE-30-13-229-EN-C

09/08/2013

Chemicals at work – a new labelling system - Guidance to help employers and workers to manage the transition to the new classification, labelling and packaging system.  (09/08/2013)

Catalog N. : KE-30-13-226-EN-C

Over the next few years, new legislation known as the CLP regulation is changing how chemical products are classified to identify hazards, and how this information is communicated on labels and safety data sheets (SDSs). This document is intended to provide practical guidance to employers and workers on how the directly acting CLP regulation (Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures) will affect the following worker protection directives: • chemical agents directive (98/24/EC); • carcinogens and mutagens directive (2004/37/EC); • safety signs directive (92/58/EEC); • pregnant workers directive (92/85/EEC); • young people at work directive (94/33/EC). These directives have been implemented in the national legislation of each Member State. Information on this legislation and general guidance on how to comply will normally be available from the authorities responsible for occupational health and safety in each Member State. This publication is available in printed format in English, French and German.

02/08/2013

READY TO MAKE THE MOVE? What you need to know about living and working abroad – and so much more. Update  (02/08/2013)

Catalog N. : KE-32-12-898-EN-N

This booklet is designed for anyone who is thinking of moving to live and work abroad – or else commuting daily to work in a neighbouring country, as a cross-border worker. It includes tips on looking for and applying for work in each European Union Member State, plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. All these countries have an agreement to allow each other's citizens to travel and work in any of the other countries. This publication is available in printed format and as eBook in all EU official languages as well as in Icelandic and Norwegian.

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30/07/2013

Data sources for the timely monitoring of the social situation in EU Member States - Working Paper 2/2013  (30/07/2013)

Catalog N. : KE-EW-13-002-EN-N

This paper reviews the current problems in obtaining timely information on social developments within EU Member States, and reports on a stocktaking exercise of existing national approaches to providing timely social data, as well as the possibilities that are being explored within the framework of the European Statistical System (ESS) to improve the situation. It is available online in English only.

24/07/2013

Finding a job in Europe - a guide for jobseekers  (24/07/2013)

Catalog N. : KE-30-12-897-EN-C

Living and working in another country is an exciting option for Europeans of all ages. Indeed,more and more people are recognising the benefits of gaining professional experience in another European country. Even so, still only 3 % of Europeans live and work in a different Member State than their country of origin. Yet by working abroad, even for short periods, you can greatly increase your skill levels and boost your chances of finding a better job in your own country. This guide will introduce you to finding a job abroad and take you through the necessary steps. This guide will be available in printed format in all EU official languages, as well as in Icelandic and Norwegian.

24/07/2013

Recruiting in Europe - a Guide for Employers  (24/07/2013)

Catalog N. : KE-31-12-217-EN-C

Around 3 % of Europeans live and work in a Member State different than their country of origin. They bring different skills and a fresh perspective to the workplace – and they provide employers with the opportunity to find the most suitable employees from a wider pool of candidates. This guide will introduce you to recruiting from abroad and take you through the necessary steps. This publication will be available in printed format in all EU official languages,as well as in Icelandic and Norwegian.

17/07/2013

Progress Annual Performance Monitoring Report 2012  (17/07/2013)

Catalog N. : KE-XC-13-001-EN-N

The report on the performance of the EU Progress programme in 2012 provides a key insight into how the programme has fared in meeting EU goals in the fields of employment, social inclusion and social protection, working conditions, equality between women and men and fight against discriminations. It analyses the significant contribution of the activities funded through Progress to the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy, in terms of policy coordination, implementation of EU laws and support to the main stakeholders. The report supports concrete outcomes by providing them with visibility, focusing on the evolving policy priorities in the relevant policy areas, and the main challenges still facing the EU. The report is available in electronic format in English.

12/07/2013

Year at a glance Progress in 2012  (12/07/2013)

Catalog N. : KE-XE-13-001-EN-C

The Progress factsheet for 2012 takes a look at some of the key figures of the Progress performance monitoring report 2012 about the results of the EU Programme for employment and social solidarity. It offers readers a glance at how Progress has contributed to the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy, by summarising some of the major analytical, mutual learning, awareness raising and dissemination activities that have been funded. It is available in printed format in English, French and German.