Commission warns against the risk of the COVID19 becoming a social crisis

By |maj 20th, 2020|COVID 19 crisis, employment, European Semester Spring Package, News, Nicolas Schmit, social europe, stability and growth pact|

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). 

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Nicolas Schmit: ‘The first dignity of work is to pay people a fair wage’

By |januar 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.

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European Youth Guarantee needs to address labour market changes, experts warn

By |januar 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. 

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Schmit to unveil EU minimum wage proposal in January

By |december 11th, 2019|European pillar of social rights, Minimum wage, News, Nicolas Schmit, social europe, Social Security Coordination|

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.

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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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Finnish social minister: Europe needs ‘a paradigm shift’ towards the economy of well-being

By |avgust 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".

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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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Putting values at the heart of the EU presidency

By |julij 4th, 2019|Climate Change, Finland, Finnish Presidency, News, Nordic Model, social europe|

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.

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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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French people make ‘social Europe’ proposals in workshops ahead of EU elections

By |februar 20th, 2019|2019 European elections, News, social europe|

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.

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