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Public consultation on service provision to long-term unemployed

Policy field(s)

Employment, Social Affairs

Target group(s)

All citizens and organisations that are interested in and/or affected by policy on long-term unemployment are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions are particularly sought from central, regional and local governments, ministries, public authorities, workers' organisations/trade unions, employers' organisations, small or medium enterprises, large companies, NGOs, individual citizens, researchers/academics and think-tanks/consultancies.

Period of consultationfrom :     19/02/2015     To :   15/05/2015
Objective of the consultation

The main purpose of this consultation is to collect thoughts and opinions from citizens, key stakeholders and experts on measures for long-term unemployed to bring them back into employment, and to shorten the period they are unemployed. In particular we would be grateful to hear your views on:

  • integration of different services to long-term unemployed
  • an individualised approach to support of long-term unemployed
  • mutual responsibilities of long-term unemployed and service providers
  • incentives and services for employers to take up long-term unemployed
  • way forward for EU level initiatives in this area
  • the categories of long-term unemployed that need most support

How to submit your contribution

We welcome contributions from citizens, organisations and public authorities through online questionnaire (EUSurvey).

Please note that in order to ensure a fair and transparent consultation process only responses received through the online questionnaire will be taken into account and included in the report summarising the responses.

View the consultation document en
View the questionnaire: http://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/06f2fc11-0a0b-a85c-e54c-8d81d7f8c865
Reference documents and other, related consultations
Contact details Responsible service : DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, Unit C3
E-mail : EMPL-CONSULTATION-LTU@ec.europa.eu
Postal address :DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, Unit C3
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Results of consultation and next steps
Public consultation on service provision to long-term unemployed - Results
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