Commission adopts initiative to boost apprenticeships in Europe
The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships.
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.
European Pillar of Social Rights
Following the 2016 public consultation, the European Commission presented the European Pillar of Social Rights as a formal Commission Recommendation on 26th April 2017.
Social Agenda 48 is out – Spotlight on the Social Pillar
The July issue of Social Agenda is all about what the European Pillar of Social Rights means in practice.
Commission presents the European Pillar of Social Rights
Building a fairer Europe and strengthening its social dimension is a key priority for this Commission. Today, it delivers on its promise to adopt its proposal for the European Pillar of Social Rights.
Commission prepares next steps towards European Pillar of Social Rights
At the high-level conference in Brussels that closed on Monday a far-ranging consultation on the Pillar, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker highlighted national minimum salaries and national minimum incomes as issues he would like to see addressed by European cooperation on the Pillar.
Social dialogue needed to manage digitalisation in the world of work
Social dialogue is the right way to discuss both how to take advantage of the digitalisation opportunities as how to manage negative effects on employment, jobs and working conditions. This was the key conclusion of Eurofound's annual Foundation Seminar Series.
Key EU contribution to decent work at the 105th International Labour Conference
Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was the guest of honour of this year's International Labour Conference, the supreme body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), that took place in Geneva over May-June 2016.
Commission launches a public consultation on the European Pillar of Social Rights
Today, the European Commission presents a first concrete outline of the European Pillar of Social Rights announced by President Juncker in September last year and launches a broad public consultation to gather views and feedback from other European institutions, national authorities and parliaments, social partners, stakeholders, civil society, experts from academia and citizens.