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#EESC and #ILO to intensify co-operation on constructing the future of work tailored to our values

#EESC and #ILO to intensify co-operation on constructing the future of work tailored to our values

| February 20, 2020

On 19 February, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) held a debate with the International Labour Organization (ILO) on the future of work and the European Pillar of Social Rights, with the purpose of exploring further avenues for co-operation and stepping up efforts to make the rapidly changing world of work fair, decent and […]

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Council of the EU welcomes the #ILO centenary declaration for the future of work

Council of the EU welcomes the #ILO centenary declaration for the future of work

| October 25, 2019

  The Council of the European Union has adopted conclusions welcoming the ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work and calling on the EU member states to continue their efforts to ratify and apply the ILO Conventions and Protocols, and step up efforts to promote decent work. It “notes with great satisfaction” the human-centred approach of […]

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#Juncker: ‘Social dialogue should return to centre of economic development’

#Juncker: ‘Social dialogue should return to centre of economic development’

Progress on economic development within the EU can only come if it “breathes new life into social dialogue,” European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told an audience at the UN headquarters in Geneva.  “The challenge for us is to adapt our workplaces without compromising our fundamental values,” he added. Speaking to delegates at the International Labour Conference […]

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#Employment: Cities should be key partners in the delivery of EU employment policies

#Employment: Cities should be key partners in the delivery of EU employment policies

| February 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mayors of major European cities debated with European Commissioners Thyssen (employment, social affairs, skills and labour mobility) and Bieńkowska (internal market, industry, entrepreneurship and SMEs) on why cities should be key partners in the delivery of EU employment policies. Meeting Commissioner Thyssen, EUROCITIES politicians emphasised the potential of cities in delivering inclusive labour markets by […]

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Forced labour: Commission urges EU countries to implement new ILO Protocol

Forced labour: Commission urges EU countries to implement new ILO Protocol

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Commission proposed to the EU’s Council of Ministers EU Member States should be authorized to ratify the International Labour Organisation (ILO) new Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention. The Protocol, together with a complementary Recommendation, was adopted by the 103rd session of the International Labour Conference in June (IP/14/669). Countries ratifying the ILO […]

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‘Youth Guarantee: Making It Happen’ conference

‘Youth Guarantee: Making It Happen’ conference

The European Commission will host a conference in Brussels on 8 April to discuss progress towards tackling youth unemployment through the Youth Guarantee and how EU countries are implementing the scheme. The ‘Youth Guarantee: Making it Happen’ conference will be opened by European Commission President José Manuel Barroso. Speakers include Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Commissioner […]

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Working conditions: Time for member states to implement ILO domestic workers convention

Working conditions: Time for member states to implement ILO domestic workers convention

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has welcomed the adoption by the EU’s Council of Ministers of a Decision authorizing member states to ratify the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention concerning fair and decent work for domestic workers (Convention No. 189). The Decision was proposed by the Commission in March 2013 (see IP/13/264), and endorsed by the European […]

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