PES Network calls for improved statutory frameworks around platform work
A new Opinion Paper by the PES Network sets out a number of ideas and suggestions to adapt regulatory and support systems to the constant increase of platform work. The publication aims to contribute to ongoing discussions at European level on the need for further action on this topic.
First EaSI funded loan agreement in Romania to finance the micro-agro sector
The €7.3 million loan will support some 700 micro-enterprises under the EU programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI).
June 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 June 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.
COVID-19 Skills Watcher shows impact of epidemic in labour market and skills
The Skills Watcher providers labour market information and support for skills development, suggesting a focus on those skills that could potentially help workers in dealing with occupational changes as a result of the epidemic.
Commission adopts report on application of supplementary pension rights directive
The report evaluates the application by Member States of the 2014 directive, which aims to make it easier for mobile workers to obtain and maintain supplementary pension rights
Have your say: EGF launches new public consultation
The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) has launched a new public consultation. We invite everyone interested on EU social inclusion matters and employment issues to answer the questionnaire before 16 September 2020.
New updates in the ESCO classification
In July 2020, the Commission released two minor versions of ESCO. The changes reflect the continuous update process, so that ESCO delivers a better classification for the labour market.
Social partners meet with the European Council and the Commission on 23 June
Social partners, the European Council and the Commission met in a Tripartite Social Summit to discuss the role of social partners in improving growth and employment after the COVID-19 outbreak.
Europass: take the next step! New platform launches today
The new Europass platform goes live today. Europass is a set of online tools to help users communicate their skills, qualifications and experiences and manage their career in a fast changing world.
La Commission présente la stratégie européenne en matière de compétences
La Commission présente aujourd'hui la stratégie européenne en matière de compétences en faveur de la compétitivité durable, de l'équité sociale et de la résilience.