Policies and activities
Moving & working in Europe
EU rules make it easy for EU citizens to work in another EU country and protect their social security rights when moving within Europe.
European employment strategy
EU countries established a set of common objectives and targets for employment policy, to create more and better jobs throughout the EU.
Delivering on the European Pillar of Social Rights
The European Pillar of Social Rights sets out 20 key principles and rights to support fair and well-functioning labour markets and welfare systems.
Rights at work
EU employment legislation guarantees minimum levels of protection that apply to everyone living and working in the EU.
Social protection & social inclusion
The EU supports and complements national policies in the fields of social inclusion and social protection.
Skills and qualifications
The right skills help individuals to adjust to these changes and ensure their well-being while contributing to society, productivity and economic growth.
Agencies and partners
The European Commission works with a wide range of partners such as national governments, representatives of trade unions and employers, NGOs and experts.
Analysis, evaluation, impact assessment
The European Commission analyses important social and labour market trends, and evaluates the impact of EU policies and programmes.
Projects relating to employment, social affairs and social inclusion are financed through different EU funds and programmes.