The economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic has hit the European economy hard, but not equally across all countries and sectors, and the fragmentation could lead to a social crisis, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit warned on Wednesday (20 May).
By Beatriz Rios|2020-01-16T09:51:46+00:00januar 16th, 2020|European Commission, European pillar of social rights, European unemployment insurance scheme, future of work, gender equality, Minimum wage, News, Nicolas Schmit, platform workers, social europe, social justice|
Nicolas Schmit will have a busy 2020. The EU Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights outlined on Tuesday (14 January) a comprehensive agenda to beef up the EU’s social policies. He discussed the details in an interview with EURACTIV.
By Beatriz Rios|2020-01-13T08:55:16+00:00januar 13th, 2020|European Youth Guarantee, future of jobs, NEETs, News, Nicolas Schmit, social europe, Ursula von der Leyen, youth unemployment, youth unemployment initiative|
As the new European Commission vows to reform the European Youth Guarantee to tackle youth unemployment in the EU, EURACTIV looked at how the future initiative should look like according to the experts.
Nicolas Schmit announced on Tuesday (10 December) that he will unveil his proposal for an EU minimum wage framework in early January, following his first Council meeting as a member of the new European Commission.
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.
By Beatriz Rios|2019-08-19T08:34:00+00:00avgust 19th, 2019|Aino-Kaisa Pekonen, Economy of well-being, European semester, Finish presidency, gender equality, inclusive growth, News, social europe, sustainable growth|
Working towards a more inclusive economic growth in Europe is one of the Finnish presidency's main priorities. Finnish minister Aino-Kaisa Pekonen lays out her vision for "the economy of well-being".
By Beatriz Rios|2019-07-29T14:16:44+00:00julij 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.
The goals of the new Finnish EU Presidency include a socially, ecologically and economically sustainable EU, the same priorities as its domestic agenda, writes Kaisa Penny.
By Beatriz Rios|2019-06-19T08:22:00+00:00junij 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).
When consulted at a workshop on the future of “social Europe” after the European elections, French people were ambitious on social issues. EURACTIV France reports.