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Commission proposes €2.6 million from Globalisation Fund to support former Nokia workers in Finland 07/04/2017

Commission proposes €2.6 million from Globalisation Fund to support former Nokia workers in Finland

The European Commission has proposed to provide Finland with €2.6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 821 former workers of Nokia Network Systems to find new jobs.

Recognition for Open Data Platform for EU funds and Vocational Skills Week 03/04/2017

Recognition for Open Data Platform for EU funds and Vocational Skills Week

Two European Commission projects have received recognition in the field of employment, social affairs and inclusion.

Creating jobs – reforms are producing results 29/03/2017

Creating jobs – reforms are producing results

The 2017 Joint Employment Report and its Scoreboard of Key Employment and Social Indicators provide a snapshot of employment and social developments in the EU. This analysis provides a focus on unemployment and Member States' efforts in the labour market to bring it down.

The European Social Fund celebrates its 60th anniversary: 6 decades of investment in people 23/03/2017

The European Social Fund celebrates its 60th anniversary: 6 decades of investment in people

The year 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the European Social Fund (ESF), Europe's oldest and main instrument to invest in people.

Joint Employment Report 2017: Main findings from the Scoreboard of key employment and social indicators 14/03/2017

Joint Employment Report 2017: Main findings from the Scoreboard of key employment and social indicators

The EPSCO Council adopted the 2017 Joint Employment Report (JER) on 3 March, including the Scoreboard of key employment and social indicators. The table below summarizes its main findings.

Save the date: European Vocational Skills Week on 20-24 November 2017
10/03/2017

Save the date: European Vocational Skills Week on 20-24 November 2017

This year's European Vocational Skills Week will be held on 20-24 November.

 Steady improvement of European labour market conditions according to Joint Employment Report 07/03/2017

Steady improvement of European labour market conditions according to Joint Employment Report

On 3 March, the European Council of employment and social policy ministers adopted the 2017 Joint Employment Report.

Ten years of European solidarity via the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund
07/03/2017

Ten years of European solidarity via the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund

Ten years ago, the European Globalisation adjustment Fund (EGF) began its operations. The fund is a practical demonstration of European solidarity, as it gives financial support to Member States to help workers and companies to adjust in response to changing patterns of trade.

FEAD Network discusses food selection at fourth meeting 01/03/2017

FEAD Network discusses food selection at fourth meeting

Members of the FEAD Network came together last week to discuss the selection of food items for distribution.

Social dialogue makes a difference in reducing inequalities according to ILO/EC report 24/02/2017

Social dialogue makes a difference in reducing inequalities according to ILO/EC report

EU countries with coordinated bargaining systems have been successful at preventing the growth of inequalities on the labour market, while the erosion of collective bargaining in other EU countries has led to an increased number of low-paid jobs or increasing inequality among the workforce.

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