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#FutureOfWork – High-level conference discusses how EU can face challenges and grasp opportunities

#FutureOfWork – High-level conference discusses how EU can face challenges and grasp opportunities

| April 12, 2019

Hosted by the European Commission, the conference The Future of Work: Today. Tomorrow. For All steered an open discussion on the main changes taking place in the world of work. At the Conference hosted by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis and Commissioner Marianne Thyssen, around 500 participants, among them ministers, representatives from EU institutions and agencies, national governments, […]

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#Employment and social developments in Europe: Record number of people in employment, but more investment in skills needed

#Employment and social developments in Europe: Record number of people in employment, but more investment in skills needed

| March 26, 2019

The spring edition of the Commission’s Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) Quarterly Review shows that the number of people in employment and the number of hours worked continues to rise. Hours worked are finally above the peak of 2008. Most of the jobs created are permanent and full time jobs. But growth is unequal and […]

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#Employment in EU regions – Employment grew in 9 out of 10 EU regions in 2017

#Employment in EU regions – Employment grew in 9 out of 10 EU regions in 2017

| February 27, 2019

In 2017, 253 of the EU regions (90%) saw their employment grow. In 26 other regions, the number of persons employed decreased and in a further two employment remained stable. Full text available on EUROSTAT website

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New forms of work: Deal on measures boosting #WorkersRights

New forms of work: Deal on measures boosting #WorkersRights

| February 8, 2019

Workers with on-demand or platform jobs, such as Uber or Deliveroo, will enjoy new rights at EU level ©AP images/European Union – EP  European Parliament negotiators have struck a deal with EU ministers on minimum rights for workers with on-demand, voucher-based or platform jobs, such as Uber or Deliveroo. Every person who has an employment […]

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#Employment and social developments in Europe: Record number of people in employment in EU

#Employment and social developments in Europe: Record number of people in employment in EU

| December 17, 2018

The winter edition of the Commission’s Employment and Social Development in Europe (ESDE) Quarterly Review published today (17 December) confirms overall positive labour market developments. Total employment hit a new record of 239.3 million people in the third quarter of 2018. The largest share of new jobs is permanent and full time jobs. In the […]

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#YouthEmployment – EU measures to make it work

#YouthEmployment – EU measures to make it work

| December 4, 2018

     Youth unemployment remains a key concern in Europe. Find out what measures the EU has put in place to help. Young people were among the hardest hit by the economic and financial crisis. The unemployment rate of people aged 15-24 years in the EU increased from 15% in 2008 to 24% in early […]

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Improving the role of #EmployeeFinancialParticipation in creating jobs and reactivating unemployed people

Improving the role of #EmployeeFinancialParticipation in creating jobs and reactivating unemployed people

| October 24, 2018

MEP’s have voted in favour of an ALDE report to improve and better regulate the role of the Employee Financial Participation (EFP) schemes, that offer direct benefits beyond basic remuneration to workers — through profit sharing, individual employee share ownership and employee stock ownership plans  — and constitutes one form of employee participation in companies.  […]

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