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SIRIUS Conference

28/01/2019
The SIRIUS project is pleased to announce its first International Conference entitled "Integrating migrants, refugees and asylum seekers into European labour markets: enablers and barriers".
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Skills for Jobs: How to get the most out of the OECD’s database

22/01/2019
The world of work is changing amid technological developments and globalisation. For employees and employers, it’s important to know which skills are in demand – and in excess – in certain countries and occupations. This is where the Skills for Jobs database comes in.
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Future of work report, ILO Centenary celebrations launched on January 22

22/01/2019
Daylong celebrations marking the start of its 100th anniversary begin today, Januray 22nd 2019, with the launch of the Global Commission report on the Future of Work.
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Eurostat November 2018 Newsrelease: Euro area unemployment at 7.9 %

22/01/2019
November 2018 Euro area unemployment at 7.9% EU28 at 6.7%
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The Romanian presidency of the Council of the EU: 1 January - 30 June 2019

18/01/2019
The presidency of the Council rotates among the EU member states every 6 months. During this 6-month period, the presidency chairs meetings at every level in the Council, helping to ensure the continuity of the EU's work in the Council. The priorities of the Romanian Presidency are driv...
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Report "Precarious Work, Precarious Lives: how policy can create more security" published by FEPS and TASC Irish think tank

18/01/2019
In Ireland the absence of universal health and childcare makes the insecurity of precarious work even greater. Often, policymaker narratives focus on the unemployment figures declining, yet we are seeing more and more workers experiencing or being at risk of in-work poverty, especially through pr...
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Advantages in accessing employment and for the modularisation of training courses

18/01/2019
Report by the French Centre for Research on Education, Training and Emloyment "Ministry of Labour qualifications tested in the field".
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Digital skills and VET in Romanian EU Presidency’s programme

18/01/2019
Romania has taken over the rotating six-month EU Presidency for the first time. Its programme, published on 15 January, focuses on ‘cohesion, a common European value’ and includes provisions for vocational education and training (VET), digital skills and mobility.
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Cedefop launches ‘matching skills’ online information tool

17/01/2019
The new Cedefop database aims to match individuals’ skills (jobseekers and students) to current and anticipated labour market needs by presenting relevant education and training and labour market policy instruments in EU Member States. The tool is designed for policy-makers working on education a...
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Internet use in the EU, 2018 – digitalisation at work

09/01/2019
16% of employed internet users reported changes in their job tasks due to new software or computerised equipment