One third of trade unionists voted for the far-right at last EU election

By |junij 19th, 2019|Brussels Economic Forum, Climate Change, European social pillar, inclusive growth, News, Pierre Moscovici, social contract, social europe, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The European social contract is broken and inclusive economic policies should be on the top of the next European Commission's agenda, policymakers said at the Brussels Economic Forum on Tuesday (18 June). 

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Europe creates labour watchdog to fight against abuses

By |februar 14th, 2019|European Labour Authority, European social pillar, Jeroen Lenaers, Marianne Thyssen, News, posted workers|

The European Parliament and member states have reached an agreement to set up a new European Labour Authority (ELA) to protect workers’ rights and launch cross-border investigations in case of potential abuses.

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The European Social Pillar is creating a new political dynamic, but is this enough?

By |november 28th, 2018|employment, European Parliament, European social pillar, News, social affairs, social protection, working conditions|

On the anniversary of the establishment of the European Social Pillar, Maria João Rodrigues takes stock of the development of the related directives and the further steps that are still needed.

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Europe’s silent shift to self-employment

By |julij 3rd, 2018|European social pillar, European Union, freelancing, News, self-employment, social welfare, uber|

Self-employment is becoming more diversified in Europe and covers an increasing number of activities. But this small revolution raises issues when it comes to social protection. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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An EU budget to protect people in poverty or our defence and security industries?

By |junij 27th, 2018|Cohesion Fund (CF), European social pillar, MFF, Minimum wage, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, poverty, social inclusion|

We need an EU budget that protects people instead of investing in borders and defence industries, argue Leo Williams and Vito Telesca.

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Four megatrends and the future of work

By |junij 26th, 2018|digitalisaion, European social pillar, jobs, News, Trade Unions|

What will workplaces be like in the future? Will I still have a job that I am trained to do, that doesn’t bore or cripple me? When will I retire, and what sort of world will I be leaving for my children? These sorts of questions are preoccupying Europeans more and more, argues Steve Coulter.

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Luca Visentini: “Now independence goes together with no social protection”

By |junij 25th, 2018|digitalisation, European social pillar, jobs, Just transition, MFF, News, Trade Unions|

For too long, trade unions have failed to anticipate changes in an increasingly volatile labour market. It is time to take a proactive approach and protect workers’ rights, Luca Visentini, secretary-general of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

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Luca Visentini: “Now independence goes together with no social protection”

By |junij 25th, 2018|digitalisation, European social pillar, jobs, Just transition, MFF, News, Trade Unions|

For too long, trade unions have failed to anticipate changes in an increasingly volatile labour market. It is time to take a proactive approach and protect workers’ rights, Luca Visentini, secretary-general of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

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MEPs and NGOs urge ministers to reach deal on Work-Life Balance directive

By |junij 18th, 2018|European social pillar, gender equality, News, social europe, work-life balance|

More than 3000 organisations and a group of senior MEPs have urged EU employment ministers to broker a common deal to open talks with MEPs on the Work-life Balance Directive next Thursday (21 June).

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Ending child poverty requires financial backing

By |maj 29th, 2018|child poverty, EU funding, European Commission, European Social Fund, European social pillar, News|

When one in four children in the EU is growing up at risk of poverty and social exclusion, investing in children is an economic necessity as much as a moral imperative, writes Jana Hainsworth.

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