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More than 14,500 workers supported by #EuropeanGlobalizationAdjustment Fund in past two years

More than 14,500 workers supported by #EuropeanGlobalizationAdjustment Fund in past two years

| September 17, 2019

The European Commission has published  a report on the activities and results of the European Globalization Adjustment Fund (EGF) in the years 2017 and 2018. The publication confirms the relevance of the fund over the reporting period: The European Parliament and the Council adopted 15 decisions to mobilize the EGF funding for a total amount […]

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#Globalization impact on employment and the EU

#Globalization impact on employment and the EU

| August 21, 2019

Find out how much the EU aims to benefit from globalization while tackling its negative effects on employment. Globalisation creates job opportunities but can also result in job losses. Managing globalization to make the most of it is a priority for the EU as is trying to create a more social Europe that helps redundant workers find new jobs. […]

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#EuropeanGlobalizationAdjustmentFund – Helping redundant workers

#EuropeanGlobalizationAdjustmentFund – Helping redundant workers

| January 18, 2019

Parliament supports updating the European Globalization Adjustment Fund to make it more accessible and better equipped to deal with digitalization and environmental changes. The European Globalization Adjustment Fund is one of the ways the EU is helping to create a more social Europe. Globalisation can cause significant structural changes to world trade, which can lead to […]

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Parliament backs €2.3 million worth of aid to help 550 redundant media workers in #Greece

Parliament backs €2.3 million worth of aid to help 550 redundant media workers in #Greece

| December 3, 2018

550 media workers dismissed by three publishing companies will receive EU aid worth €2,308,500 to help them find new jobs. The aid will be used to fund a series of measures co-financed by the European Globalization Adjustment Fund (EGF). These measures will help the 550 workers to find new jobs by providing them with occupational […]

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SMEs also to get money from #EuropeanGlobalizationFund

SMEs also to get money from #EuropeanGlobalizationFund

| November 28, 2018

The European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee has adopted changes to the European Globalization Adjustment Fund (EGF) from 2021 onwards. One of the major changes of the new version of this fund is that SMEs will be able to benefit from it. “From now on, member states will be able to apply for support […]

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#EUBudgetCommittee backs €2.3 million worth of aid to help 550 redundant media workers in #Greece

#EUBudgetCommittee backs €2.3 million worth of aid to help 550 redundant media workers in #Greece

| November 26, 2018

550 media workers dismissed by three publishing companies will receive EU aid worth €2,308,500 to help them find new jobs. The aid will be used to finance a series of measures co-financed by the European Globalization Adjustment Fund (EGF). These measures will help the 550 workers find new jobs by providing them with occupational guidance, […]

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#EGF – Commission welcomes support for dismissed workers in the clothing sector in #Portugal

#EGF – Commission welcomes support for dismissed workers in the clothing sector in #Portugal

| October 26, 2018

The Commission welcomes that the European Parliament and the Council approved €4.7 million from the European Globalization Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 730 displaced workers in the Portuguese clothing sector of Portuguese regions Centro, Norte and Lisbon to find new jobs. The Commission proposed this financial support provide the dismissed workers with various possibilities to improve their […]

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