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Labour MEP: ‘Government should stop whining and use existing powers to clamp down on benefit abuse’

Labour MEP: ‘Government should stop whining and use existing powers to clamp down on benefit abuse’

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Responding to today’s (12 November) ECJ ruling on migration and benefits, Labour’s European spokesperson for Employment and Social Affairs, Siôn Simon MEP, called on the government to use existing powers to clamp down on abuse, and stop claiming nothing can be done. He said: “I welcome today’s ECJ ruling denying benefits to migrants who come […]

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An appetite for the future: FoodDrinkEurope and the European Federation of  Food Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions (EFFAT) launch youth  apprenticeships pledge

An appetite for the future: FoodDrinkEurope and the European Federation of Food Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions (EFFAT) launch youth apprenticeships pledge

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

FoodDrinkEurope, together with its social partner, the European  Federation of Food Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions (EFFAT), has launched an industry  pledge to encourage high quality apprenticeships and traineeships in food and drink  manufacturing companies across Europe. This joint initiative was presented to MEPs at an  event in the European Parliament earlier today.  With this […]

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