IP/16/1601  29-04-2016 - Commission adopts proposal by social partners to improve the working conditions in the fishing sector 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 29 April 2016 Today, the European Commission has adopted a proposal for a Directive which aims at improving the working conditions for workers in the fishing sector. Today, following an agreement by social partners on working conditions in the fishing sector, the European Commission...
STATEMENT/16/1603  29-04-2016 - Statement by Commissioner Thyssen ahead of International Workers' Day 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 29 April 2016 International Workers' Day is first and foremost an occasion to honour workers all over the world. In Europe, we have all reason to be proud of our social model: The social market economy we practice is a success story.
STATEMENT/16/1502  22-04-2016 - Statement by Commissioners Malmström, Thyssen and Mimica on the 3rd anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 22 April 2016 "On Sunday 24 April 2016, it will be exactly three years since the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a tragic event that claimed more than 1,100 lives.
AGENDA/16/1201  01-04-2016 - Friday 15 April: EU launches world's biggest health and safety campaign 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 15 April, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) will launch its two-year Europe-wide campaign called "Healthy Workplaces for All Ages". The background: This is the world’s biggest workplace safety and health campaign.
IP/16/1384  15-04-2016 - Europe-wide campaign launched to promote sustainable work and healthy ageing for all 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 April 2016 Europe-wide campaign launched to promote sustainable work and healthy ageing for all Today in Brussels, the European Commission and the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) in cooperation with the Netherlands EU Presidency launched a two-year Europe-wide campaign:Healthy...
MEMO/16/1421  15-04-2016 - Facts and figures: Healthy Workplaces Campaign for All Ages 2016-17 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 15 April 2016 Relevant facts and figures on the Healthy Workplaces Campaign for All Ages 2016-17: Promoting a sustainable working life 1)   Demographic ageing in the EU Demographic change is occurring throughout Europe: the population is ageing.
MEMO/16/823  16-03-2016 - New start for social dialogue – one year on 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 16 March 2016 Spring Tripartite Social Summit focuses on "A strong partnership for job creation and inclusive growth – taking stock of the new start for social dialogue" In March 2015, 30 years after the beginning of the so-called "Val Duchesse" process, involving European...
AGENDA/16/621  07-03-2016 - Tuesday 8 March: Commission presents Social Package 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Tuesday 8 March 2016, the European Commission will present its Social Package, which includes, among others, the launch of a public consultation on the European Pillar of Social Rights.
IP/16/544  08-03-2016 - Commission launches a public consultation on the European Pillar of Social Rights 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Strasbourg, 8 March 2016 Today, the European Commission presents a first, preliminary outline of the European Pillar of Social Rights announced by President Juncker in September last year and launches a broad public consultation Today, the European Commission presents a first, preliminary outline of the...
IP/16/466  08-03-2016 - Commission presents reform of the Posting of Workers Directive – towards a deeper and fairer European labour market 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Strasbourg, 8 March 2016 Today the European Commission is presenting a targeted revision of the rules on the posting of workers. This revision translates a commitment of the Political Guidelines for this Commission to promote the principle that the same work at the same place...