Germany: report of the Pension Commission on a “Reliable Generational Contract”
A new Flash Report prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) is now available and provides information on discussions in Germany about a recent report by the Pension Commission on the sustainability of the country’s pension system.
Coronavirus: How social partners are responding to the outbreak
Social partners across various sectors are issuing guidelines and opinions on the concerns they are dealing with as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak, as well as possible responses.
Coronakrise: EU-Leitlinien für eine sichere Rückkehr an den Arbeitsplatz
Die Europäische Agentur für Sicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz am Arbeitsplatz (EU-OSHA) veröffentlicht heute Leitlinien für eine sichere Rückkehr an den Arbeitsplatz.
Coronavirus: the FEAD to continue supporting people in need
Amendments to the FEAD Regulation were adopted on 22 April to meet COVID-19 related challenges, including through enabling the buying of protective equipment for those delivering aid. Food and basic material assistance can be delivered through vouchers, lowering risks of contamination.
First online training: Understanding apprenticeships in the EU
The European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) is running a new series of online training courses for everyone interested in learning about apprenticeship systems in the European Union.
Online courses made available for workers affected by shutdowns in automotive sector
In response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the two Blueprint Alliances for automotive skills DRIVES and ALBATTS joined forces and have launched a platform to make free online courses available to workers affected by shutdowns of automotive production plants.
Recent social policy developments in Belgium and Italy
Two new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on automatic access to social rights in Belgium and the national healthcare system in Italy.
Eurofound survey: Tell us how Coronavirus is impacting your life
Eurofound has launched Living, working and #COVID19, an online survey to capture the most immediate changes and their impact. Help us and complete the survey
EPIC publishes memo on the housing conditions of children in the EU
The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) has published a policy memo on the housing conditions experienced by children in the European Union.
Recent social policy developments in Greece, Croatia and Hungary
Four new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on family benefits in Greece, Croatia and Hungary as well as changes in the Italian tax system.