Five new cross-border collaboration projects selected for Erasmus+ funding to develop excellence in vocational training
Coronavirus: EIF and European Commission launch new measures supporting micro- and social enterprises under the EUR 400m EaSI Guarantee instrument
#EU4FairWork competition open for workers and employers
Figyelem! Előfordulhat, hogy a Hírek, Cikkek és Rendezvények című rovatok tartalma csak angol, francia és/vagy német nyelven érhető el.
July 2020 developments in child and family policy in EU member states
The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) presents a round-up of the latest developments in child and family policy in EU member states in July 2020.
Meeting of the Centre of Vocational Excellence (CoVE) in field of Internet of Things – Talentjourney
Talentjourney held a co-creative workshop with Slovenian ecosystem stakeholders on Wednesday, 1 July 2020 at the Nova Gorica School Center premises. The workshop discussed the current state and the future of “Industrial Internet of Things” (IIoT), and how to provide industry with people that have the right set of skills.
Updated country profiles released on EPIC
The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) has released updated country profiles for each EU Member State.
Latest update of the MISSOC information on national social protection systems now available
Updated information (as of January 2020) on social protection systems in all EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland – including brief descriptions of their organisation and information on the social protection of the self-employed – is now available in English, French and German on the MISSOC website.
Coronavirus: European Commission calls for action in protecting seasonal workers
The European Commission presented today guidelines to ensure the protection of seasonal workers in the EU in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. It provides guidance to national authorities, labour inspectorates, and social partners to guarantee the rights, health and safety of seasonal workers, and to ensure that seasonal workers are aware of their rights.
What works when tackling undeclared work? Realities in Member States
An overview of the various approaches and their results to tackle undeclared work in Member States across the EU.
PES Network calls for improved statutory frameworks around platform work
A new Opinion Paper by the PES Network sets out a number of ideas and suggestions to adapt regulatory and support systems to the constant increase of platform work. The publication aims to contribute to ongoing discussions at European level on the need for further action on this topic.
First EaSI funded loan agreement in Romania to finance the micro-agro sector
The €7.3 million loan will support some 700 micro-enterprises under the EU programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI).
June 2020 developments in child and family policy in EU member states
The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) presents a round-up of the latest developments in child and family policy in EU member states in June 2020. Each piece of news contains a link to the original source, which may be in a language other than English. In most cases, they are press releases from the relevant ministries.
COVID-19 Skills Watcher shows impact of epidemic in labour market and skills
The Skills Watcher providers labour market information and support for skills development, suggesting a focus on those skills that could potentially help workers in dealing with occupational changes as a result of the epidemic.