€1.2 million from European Globalisation Adjustment Fund to support 300 dismissed workers in Spain
Public Employment Services step up support to persons displaced from Ukraine: Latest developments
Commission welcomes political agreement on the European Year of Skills
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Social partners in the sugar sector launch joint statement supporting that imported products should meet the same conditions than EU products
In view of new free trade negotiations, social partners advocate for mirror clauses in sugar trade to guarantee a fair competition in the sector. Mirror clauses aim to guarantee that imported products are produced under the same social and environmental standards as EU products.
Euronews: Why must asbestos regulations change to better protect EU workers?
The latest Euronews' Real Economy episode zooms onto the European Pillar of Social Rights principle 10: a 'healthy, safe and well-adapted work environment', and puts the Commission’s proposal to reduce the professional exposure limit to asbestos fibres into the context of Europe’s climate ambitions.
Net-Zero Industry Act: Making the EU the home of clean technologies manufacturing and green jobs
Last week the Commission proposed the Net-Zero Industry Act to scale up manufacturing of clean technologies in the EU and make sure the Union is well-equipped for the clean-energy transition. This initiative was announced by President von der Leyen as a part of the Green Deal Industrial Plan.
Pact for Skills: Launch of large-scale renewable energy skills partnership
Today, renewable energy trade associations and representatives of installers of clean technologies, with the support of the European Commission, have set up a large-scale skills partnership for the renewable energy industrial ecosystem.
Have your say until 25 May 2023: public consultation on EU Agencies: EUROFOUND, CEDEFOP, ETF and EU OSHA
The European Commission has launched a 12-week public consultation to evaluate the performance and impact of these four agencies working under the remit of Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion.
Commissioner Schmit to participate in the kick-off of the EU-OECD Youth Entrepreneurship Policy Academy
Over the next three years, the EU-OECD Youth Entrepreneurship Policy Academy (YEPA) will bring together young entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs, policy makers and experts from the EU to discuss the policies and actions needed to support youth entrepreneurship in the EU and OECD countries.
Call for abstracts: Social Situation Monitor Research Seminar - The social dimension of housing in the EU, 23 May 2023
The Research Seminar will present and discuss recent and ongoing research on social aspects of housing in the EU, including housing affordability and related policies.
2023 REGIOSTARS awards open to European Social Fund projects
The European Commission launched the 16th edition of REGIOSTARS awards competition that rewards the best projects financed under Cohesion Policy each year.
Slava Ukraini: One year of Ukrainian resistance
A year ago Russian forces began a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Since the war began, the European Union has provided Ukraine with €67 billion in economic, humanitarian and military support. Read more about the EU assistance to Ukraine.
PES Network responses to Ukraine – a story of European solidarity
One year after the invasion of Ukraine, the Chair of the European PES Network and a Director of the Polish PES are both guests on the latest episode of PESPod to discuss how public employment services (PES) have responded to the ensuing crisis. Listen to find out more about the solidarity shown with people fleeing the invasion, but also the solidarity between PES as they have searched for the right responses.