This edition reports on the future of pensions systems in Europe and the future European health insurance card, and includes a special feature on the European Year of People with Disabilities. It is available free of charge in German, English and French.
This edition of the Employment and Social Affairs DG's magazine reports on the European framework proposed by the Commission for the protection of data privacy at work, the reform of European employment policy and the networking of national organisations to prevent discrimination. It is available free of charge in German, English and French.
This third issue of the magazine published by the Directorate-General for Employment and Social Affairs provides an update on the new European initiative to promote corporate social responsibility, the new European agreement on telework and the spread of sectoral agreements across Europe. It is available free of charge in German, English and French.
This second issue of the magazine from Directorate-General “Employment and Social Affairs” reports among other things on the Commission’s draft directive on working conditions for temporary workers, the new European strategy in the area of health and safety at work and the new European directive intended to put a stop to discrimination in the workplace. It is available free of charge in German, English and French.
This first issue of the new information magazine on European employment and social affairs policy reports on, among other things, the developments in workers' consultation rights, Europe’s fight against poverty and social exclusion and European pensions policy. It is available free of charge in English, French and German.
The economic recovery which started in the spring of 2013 remains fragile and future employment developments remain uncertain, unemployment still remains close to historical records, and the long-term unemployed represent a large and growing share of total unemployment, with almost 13 million people having been unemployed for at least one year. These are some of the main conclusions of the European Commission's latest Employment and Social Situation Quarterly Review. A tool is provided to facilitate the access to regularly updated underlying data, charts and tables. These are accessible from the document or downloadable from the web. This Report is available in electronic format in English only.
The 2007-2012 strategy contributed to reducing the number of work-related accidents. The new one focuses on work-related diseases, adapting the work place to longer working lives, health and safety in micro and small enterprises and making prevention a reflex for all. The magazine also features an extensive interview with outgoing European Commissioner László Andor and a presentation of the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived. Social Agenda is available in English, French and German, also in print.
Vacancy trends in the European labour market indicate a widening gap in job opportunities between Northern and Southern countries. The latest issue of the European Vacancy Monitor reveals a shortage of labour supply in countries such as Austria, Denmark Sweden, Estonia and Latvia, while competition for jobs is increasing in countries such as Greece, Slovakia and Spain. This publication is available online in English only.
According to this issue of the European Job Mobility Bulletin, based on the vacancies published on the EURES portal, the top 5 jobs in Europe are: Finance and sales associate professionals, Housekeeping and restaurant services workers, Personal care and related workers, Electrical and electronic equipment mechanics and fitters, and Shop salespersons and demonstrators. This Bulletin is available in English only.
The European Commission launched a special edition of the EU Social Dialogue newsletter, with a specific feature dedicated to success stories on 31 sectoral social dialogue achievements at European level. Published 3 times a year, this newsletter provides a broad picture of developments in European social dialogue, which is being developed at cross-industry level and through 43 sectoral social dialogue committees. This publication is available online in English only.