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New study looks at the challenges faced by platform workers
The Commission has published today a study on working conditions of platform workers. The report, carried out by independent experts, provides an overview of the challenges individuals face in growing form of labour.
Transparent and predictable working conditions: Commission welcomes provisional agreement
The European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council have reached a provisional agreement on the European Commission's proposal for a new directive to create more transparent and predictable working conditions, in particular for workers in non-standard forms of employment.
European Pillar of Social Rights: Statement by President Juncker, Vice- President Dombrovskis and Commissioner Thyssen one year following its proclamation
Almost one year ago, on 17 November 2017, the leaders of the European Union solemnly proclaimed the European Pillar of Social Rights at the Social Summit for fair jobs and growth in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Commission welcomes agreement between EU Member States on key files for a more social Europe
Last week EU Member States reached an agreement on three legislative files which are a cornerstone of building a stronger social Europe.
Commission proposes to improve transparency and predictability of working conditions
As part of the follow-up to the European Pillar of Social Rights, the European Commission has adopted a proposal for a new Directive for more transparent and predictable working conditions across the EU.
President Juncker and Prime Minister Löfven present way forward after the Social Summit
Less than two weeks after the Social Summit, which took place on 17 November in Gothenburg, European Commission President Juncker and Swedish Prime Minister Löfven take stock of its outcome. The concluding report published today will serve to frame the follow-up of the Summit, which starts with the December European Council.
European Semester Autumn Package: Striving for sustainable and inclusive growth
The 2018 European Semester cycle of economic, fiscal and social policy coordination starts against the backdrop of robust economic activity in the euro area and the EU, record high employment levels and unemployment rates declining towards pre-crisis levels.
Moving forward on the European Pillar of Social Rights: Commission continues work on fair and predictable employment contracts
The European Commission has entered into further discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at EU level on how to modernise the rules on employment contracts, in order to make these contracts fairer and more predictable for all types of workers.