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Déclin ou renouveau des professions ?

Colloque organisé par le laboratoire «Droit et Changement Social» Nantes

What it means to be young in the European Union today

How many children live in the European Union (EU)? And how has their share in the population evolved and is expected to change in the future? Are the youngest children in your country cared for more often by their parents, relatives, a child-minder or through a day-care centre? How do young peopl...

Unemployment rates fell in the majority of the EU regions in 2014

Just over half of the NUTS 2 regions of the European Union (EU) recorded a decrease of at least 0.5 percentage points in their regional unemployment rate in 2014 compared with 2013. However, regional unemployment rates continued to vary widely across the EU regions in 2014, with the lowest rates ...

Looking beyond 2015 for decent work and in the global fight against poverty

The European Commission is fully committed to the process of adopting a post-2015 development agenda, which is currently driven by the United Nations to set the main goals and targets for the next 15 years.

Employment and social situation: Quarterly review shows a broadening recovery amidst widespread challenges

The economic situation in the EU started gradually improving nearly two years ago, and most Member States have recently registered positive GDP growth. Employment has started picking up, with improvements now materialising in most sectors.

Worker information and consultation: Commission starts consultations with the Social Partners on consolidation of three Directives

The Commission starts a consultation today with the EU level social partners (representatives of employers and employees) in order to obtain their views on the possible direction of European Union action aimed at strengthening the coherence and effectiveness of the existing EU legislation on work...

Wanted: 600 million jobs!

The third and final day of the 2015 ECOSOC Integration Segment closed with a high-level panel on the challenge of creating 600 million jobs over the next decade while also promoting environmental sustainability. The day also included discussions on matching education and skills to market demands,...

Euro area unemployment rate at 11.3%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.3% in February 2015, down from 11.4% in January 2015, and from 11.8% in February 2014. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since May 2012. The EU28 unemployment rate was 9.8% in February 2015, down from 9.9% in Januar...

Hourly labour costs ranged from €3.8 to €40.3 across the EU Member States in 2014

In 2014, average hourly labour costs in the whole economy (excluding agriculture and public administration) were estimated to be €24.6 in the European Union (EU) and €29.2 in the euro area (EA18). However, this average masks significant gaps between EU Member States, with the lowest hourly labour...