MEMO/17/312  22-02-2017 - Questions and Answers: Commission investigation into statistical reporting in Salzburg 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 February 2017 On what basis has the Commission concluded that three entities within the general government sector of Austria were seriously negligent? On 3 May 2016, the Commission announced the launch of a formal investigation into the possible misrepresentation of statistics in Austria.
SPEECH/17/330  22-02-2017 - Speaking points by Commissioner Thyssen on the 2017 country reports 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 22 February 2017 Ladies and gentleman, Today's results confirm once again our progress towards growth and jobs. Let me first give you some figures. Firstly, there are 232 million people employed in Europe which is the highest number ever and employment...
AC/17/227  08-02-2017 - Further shaping and consolidating the European Solidarity Corps 
European Commission - European Commission - Announcement Brussels, 6 February 2017 The European Commission launched a public consultation to consult young people, teachers, youth workers, organisations, employers and other stakeholders on the priorities and the strengthening of the recently launched European Solidarity Corps.
IP/17/164  06-02-2017 - Commission launches public consultation to further shape the European Solidarity Corps 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 6 February 2017 Today, the European Commission launches a public consultation to consult young people, teachers, youth workers, organisations, employers and other stakeholders on the priorities and the strengthening of the recently launched European Solidarity Corps.
STATEMENT/17/141  24-01-2017 - Commission defends national rules on employee participation rights before the Court of Justice of the EU 
European Commission - European - Statement Commission Brussels, 24 January 2017 This morning, an oral hearing took place at the Court of Justice of the European Union following a preliminary reference by a German court (Case C-566/15, Erzberger v. Tui).
AC/17/136  07-02-2017 - Commission prepares next steps towards European Pillar of Social Rights 
European Commission - European - Announcement Commission Brussels, 23 January 2017 The European Commission has taken a further step towards establishing a European Pillar of Social Rights at a high level conference in Brussels, and announced that it will co-host an EU Social Summit later this year.
IP/17/114  23-01-2017 - Commission prepares next steps towards European Pillar of Social Rights 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 23 January 2017 Today, the European Commission is taking a further step towards establishing a European Pillar of Social Rights with a high level conference in Brussels. Detailed proposals will follow shortly.The European Commission also announced it would co-host an EU Social Summit with...
SPEECH/17/133  23-01-2017 - Speech by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the Conference on the European Pillar of Social Rights 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 23 January 2017 Honourable President Juncker, Honourable Commissioner Marianne, Dear Ministers, Dear representatives from EU institutions, social partners and civil society, Ladies and gentlemen, For a start, to respond to your question: if there is one thing the Commission's...
SPEECH/17/122  23-01-2017 - Opening Speech by Commissioner Thyssen of Conference on European Pillar of Social Rights 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 23 January 2017 Dear Ministers, Honourable Members of Parliaments, Dear colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, Good morning and welcome to this conference: the first sounding board after the consultation on a European Pillar of Social Rights.
IP/17/2  10-01-2017 - Commission launches new initiative to improve health and safety of workers 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 10 January 2017 Today the European Commission is taking action to promote Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the EU. Investment in occupational health and safety improves people's lives by preventing accidents and work-related illness.