IP/14/1200  24-10-2014 - Employment: Commission proposes €918,000 from Globalisation Fund to support former workers of GAD abattoirs in France 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 October 2014 The European Commission has proposed to provide France with €918,000 from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 760 former workers of GAD, an enterprise which slaughters pigs and processes pork.
IP/14/1195  23-10-2014 - Tripartite Social Summit: EU leaders and social partners stress need to stimulate investment to create more and better jobs 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 October 2014 EU leaders and social partners have agreed this morning on the urgent need to stimulate investment and create more jobs in order to meet the objectives of the Europe 2020 Strategy, the EU's long-term growth and jobs plan.
IP/14/1183  21-10-2014 - European Social Fund: more than €2.6 billion to boost employment and social inclusion in Germany 
European Commission - Commission Press release Brussels, 21 October 2014 European The European Commission has today adopted the German federal Operational Programme for the implementation of the European Social Fund (ESF) in the period 2014-2020.
SPEECH/14/704  21-10-2014 - Statement on the results of the European employment summit (Milan, 8 October) 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] László Andor European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion European Parliament plenary session Strasbourg, 21 October 2014 President, Honourable Members, The meeting of Heads of State or Government last week in Milan reconfirmed their determination to make the Youth Guarantee a reality.
IP/14/1178  20-10-2014 - Employment: Progress Microfinance loans worth €182 million given to over 20,000 entrepreneurs for start-ups and expansion 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 October 2014 More than 20,000 entrepreneurs have already benefited from loans and guarantees worth a total of €182 million under the European Progress Microfinance Facility, according to the latest European Commission report about the implementation of this financial instrument.
STATEMENT/14/329  20-10-2014 - Statement by Commissioner László Andor on Bangladesh Sustainability Compact follow up meeting 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 20 October 2014 Statement Since the tragic collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh in 2013, the European Union (EU) has been active to improve labour rights, working conditions and factory safety in the ready-made garment and knitwear industry in the country.
SPEECH/14/702  17-10-2014 - Speech - Towards a new 'social contract' in Europe 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] László Andor Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Speech - High-level Conference on the European Social Charter Turin, 17 October 2014 Excellencies, Secretary General of the Council of Europe Mr Mayor, Ladies and gentlemen, The Council of Europe and the European Union are longstanding...
STATEMENT/14/324  17-10-2014 - International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - statement by Commissioner László Andor 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 17 October 2014 Today, on the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, I would like to express my solidarity with all those around the world that are exposed to poverty and social exclusion.
IP/14/1166  16-10-2014 - Undeclared work: Commissioner Andor welcomes Council's agreement on EU Platform for better prevention and deterrence 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 October 2014 European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor has welcomed the agreement reached today by the EU's Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers on a so-called 'general–approach' to establish a European Platform to better prevent and deter undeclared work.
MEMO/14/592  15-10-2014 - Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers, 16 October 2014, Luxembourg 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 15 October 2014 The EU's Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers will meet on 16 October in Luxembourg. Key issues under discussion will be a 'general approach' on the Commission proposal to establish a Platform against Undeclared Work and the mid-term review of the Europe...