In-work-poverty increasing in spite of economic growth, study reveals

By |november 14th, 2019|European pillar of social rights, European semester, financial crisis, labour market, News, Nicolas Schmit, SDGs, social europe|

According to the study commissioned by SOLIDAR, a European network of Civil Society Organisations, and published on Wednesday (13 November) social inequalities have increased in the aftermath of the crisis and unemployment rates are still too high.

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Make the digital transition fair as well, experts warn

By |oktober 29th, 2019|Digital skills, digital skills gap, digitalisation, European pillar of social rights, labour market, News, social rights|

The world of work is changing dramatically as a consequence of the digital transformation, while the social protection systems are often not added to the new realities of the labour market, experts warned during an event hosted by EURACTIV.

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Trade unionist: Von der Leyen has to deliver on Social Europe ‘if she wants to gain trust’

By |julij 29th, 2019|European Economic and Social Committee, European pillar of social rights, eurozone budget, MFF, News, social europe, stability and growth pact, Ursula von der Leyen|

The Workers Group of the Economic and Social Committee welcomes European Commission president-elect Ursula Von der Leyen’s announcements on social policy but if she wants to be trusted, she needs to deliver, president Olivier Röpke told EURACTIV.

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Von der Leyen spells out concessions to groups ahead of crunch vote

By |julij 15th, 2019|Brexit, Climate Change, climate neutrality, European pillar of social rights, Frans Timmermans, gender balance, Margrethe Vestager, Migration, News|

Putting carbon neutrality into law during first 100 days, a new “Just Transition Fund” or the nomination of two executive vice-presidents are some of the concessions listed by European Commission President nominee Ursula von der Leyen, according to the letters seen by Euractiv.

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Digitalisation is a threat as much as an opportunity for workers, experts say

By |julij 5th, 2019|digitalisation, eemployment, European pillar of social rights, mental health, News, work, work-life balance|

While digitalisation offers more flexible forms of work, it can also be a threat to well-being and encroach on work-life balance, policymakers warned during an event organised by EURACTIV.

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EU lawmakers give green light to strengthening parents and carers’ rights

By |april 5th, 2019|European Parliament, European pillar of social rights, family, gender equality, middle-ground politics, News, parental leave, work-life balance|

The European Parliament backed on Thursday (4 April) the work-life balance directive, which introduces a set of minimum standards to help reconcile work and family responsibilities for parents and carers in Europe, and thus improve gender equality. 

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Gender balance in the workplace: ‘Not a women’s issue anymore’

By |marec 1st, 2019|European pillar of social rights, gender balance, gender pay gap, News, parental leave, social affairs, work-life balance|

The work-life balance directive is only a few steps away from becoming law after the European Parliament and EU member states reached political agreement in January. The new rules will boost women’s representation in the workplace while securing at least 10 days of paid parental leave for fathers.

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Secure a social Triple A by making the Social Pillar a reality

By |oktober 17th, 2018|European pillar of social rights, News, poverty, social europe|

Nearly one billion people have escaped poverty worldwide since the first #EndPoverty Day, but too many others have been left behind, even in Europe, writes Luca Jahier.

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Unions defend multilateral cooperation to protect workers’ rights

By |julij 2nd, 2018|ETUC, ETUI, European pillar of social rights, labour, News, Trade Unions|

Over 500 representatives from across Europe gathered in Brussels last week to reflect on how unions can reshape the role of labour markets in a world where multilateral cooperation is in crisis.

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Longevity and the limits of the welfare state in Europe

By |maj 4th, 2018|discimination, European Commission, European Council, European Parliament, European pillar of social rights, European Youth Event, labour market, News, social contract, social europe, social rights, welfare state, work-life balance|

In November 2017, the EU proclaimed the European Pillar of Social Rights. However, there are still many shortcomings within the current welfare state and unless policies reflect values then plummeting fertility rates or fading solidarity between young and old will persist, writes Anna Záborská.

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