Employment and Social Developments in Europe review shows diverse impact of COVID-19 crisis
Today, the Commission's services have published the 2021 edition of the Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review.
Occupational safety and health in a changing world of work
The European Commission has adopted the EU strategic framework on health and safety at work 2021-2027.
Protecting people working through platforms: Commission launches second-stage consultation of social partners
Today, the Commission launches the second-stage consultation of European social partners on how to improve the working conditions for people working through digital labour platforms.
Support for reinforced Youth Guarantee: Council adopts Commission's proposal for a Recommendation on a Bridge to Jobs
The Council has adopted the Commission's proposal for a Council Recommendation on a Bridge to Jobs from 1 July 2020, reinforcing the existing Youth Guarantee.
Commission publishes proposal for a Joint Employment Report 2021
The proposal for a Joint Employment Report analyses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the employment and social situation in Europe.
Advancing the EU social market economy: adequate minimum wages for workers across Member States
The Commission today proposes an EU Directive to ensure that the workers in the EU are protected by adequate minimum wages allowing for a decent living wherever they work.
Cooperating globally on employment and social matters: 15th High Level meeting between EU and ILO
From 29 September to 2 October, the International Labour Office (permanent secretariat of the International Labour Organization) and the European Commission held their 15th High-Level meeting in a hybrid format from Geneva and Brussels.
Commission document on EU involvement in the promotion of decent work published
A Staff Working Document providing an overview of EU involvement in the promotion of decent work worldwide has been published by the European Commission.
#EU4FairWork: highlights from the Week of Action
The #EU4FairWork Week of Action was the peak of the first ever campaign for declared work launched by the European Platform tackling undeclared work jointly with the European Labour Authority.
Beating cancer: Better protection of workers against cancer-causing chemicals
Each year, about 120,000 work-related cancer cases occur as a result of exposure to carcinogens at work in the EU, leading to approximately 80,000 fatalities annually. To improve workers' protection against cancer, the Commission has proposed today to further limit their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.