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.
Clear benefit to EU support to employment and labour mobility according to Commission study
An evaluation by the Commission indicates that people in the EU have clearly benefited from employment and labour mobility support by the European Social Fund (ESF).
OECD publishes social housing policy brief
Co-funded by the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) a policy brief on social housing has been published by OECD.
Making the transition to declared work
Find out more about the several initiatives across the EU to encourage and help workers to choose declared work.
Recent social policy developments in Finland, France, Kosovo* and Malta
Four new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on social policy developments in Finland, France, Kosovo and Malta.
September 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 September 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.
#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.
Commission evaluation shows that EU support for youth employment has provided clear benefit to young people
The Commission’s staff working document presents the main findings of the evaluation of the ESF and YEI support to youth employment during the period 2014-2018.