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Commission proposes €840,000 from Globalisation Fund to help redundant textile workers in Spain 28/01/2014

Commission proposes €840,000 from Globalisation Fund to help redundant textile workers in Spain

The European Commission has proposed to provide Spain with €840,000 from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 300 workers made redundant in the textile sector in Comunidad Valenciana (Spain) to find new jobs.

Employment and Social Developments: Annual Review highlights need to address risks of in-work poverty 21/01/2014

Employment and Social Developments: Annual Review highlights need to address risks of in-work poverty

A significant increase in poverty among the working age population is one of the most tangible social consequences of the economic crisis. A gradual reduction of unemployment levels may not be enough to reverse this situation if wage polarisation continues, notably due to a rise in part-time work.