Commission proposes action to uphold child rights and support children in need
The Commission has today adopted the first comprehensive EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child, as well as a proposal for a Council Recommendation establishing a European Child Guarantee, to promote equal opportunities for children at risk of poverty or social exclusion.
The European Pillar of Social Rights: turning principles into actions
Today the Commission sets out its ambition for a strong Social Europe that focuses on jobs and skills for the future and paves the way for a fair, inclusive and resilient socio-economic recovery.
Protecting people working through platforms: Commission launches a first-stage consultation of the social partners
Today, the Commission launches the first-stage consultation of European social partners on how to improve the working conditions for people working through digital labour platforms.
Report on strengthening EU social dialogue published
A report on strengthening EU social dialogue by Ms Andrea Nahles, Special Advisor on Social Dialogue to Commissioner Nicolas Schmit, has just been published.
Film meets social rights at Social Cinema Festival Castilla La Mancha
Social Cinema Festival Castilla La Mancha has teamed up with the European Commission to promote social rights. The festival hosted an online discussion on the role of film in raising awareness about social rights and on European social policy.
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 presents European Skills Agenda for sustainable competitiveness, social fairness and resilience
The Commission is presenting a new Skills Agenda today setting ambitious objectives for upskilling and reskilling for the next five years.
Commission launches Youth Employment Support: a bridge to jobs for the next generation
Today the European Commission is taking action to give young people all possible opportunities to develop their full potential to shape the future of the EU, and thrive in the green and digital transitions.
Reinforcing Social Europe – Commission launches consultation roadshow
Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, Nicolas Schmit, will this week kick off a series of virtual consultations on the future of Social Europe with stakeholders in Member States.