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.
MEMO/17/4  10-01-2017 - Commission follows up on workers' protection from cancer-causing chemicals: frequently asked questions 
European Commission - European - Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 10 January 2017 Commission follows up on workers' protection from cancer-causing chemicals: frequently asked questions. How are workers currently protected under EU legislation? The EU principles of worker protection from carcinogens are laid out in the over-arching Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Framework Directive...
MEMO/17/3  10-01-2017 - Commission modernises policy on health and safety at work: frequently asked questions 
European Commission - European - Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 10 January 2017 Today the European Commission is taking action to promote Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the EU. How are workers currently protected under EU legislation? Article 153 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union foresees that the EU...
IP/16/3984  05-01-2017 - The European Social Fund has helped almost 10 million Europeans to find a job between 2007 and 2014 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 January 2017 Today, the European Commission has published an evaluation report of investments under the European Social Fund (ESF) during the 2007-2013 period, with specific reports for each Member State.
MEMO/16/3985  05-01-2017 - Questions and Answers: European Social Fund 2007-2013 evaluation 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 5 January 2017 Today, the European Commission has published an evaluation report of investments under the European Social Fund (ESF) during the 2007-2013 period, with specific reports for each Member State.
IP/16/4470  22-12-2016 - EIF and European Commission launch new capacity building initiative for micro-credit and social finance providers 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 December 2016 . The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the European Commission are announcing a new initiative to help micro-credit and social enterprise finance providers develop their businesses under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation(EaSI).
IP/16/4429  20-12-2016 - Review of Employment and Social Developments in Europe highlights more employment, less poverty and a changing world of work 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2016 The latest annual review of Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) published today shows encouraging results. Around 3 million jobs have been created and employment has risen, pushing back poverty. However, unemployment remains high, with huge disparities across Member States.
MEMO/16/4428  20-12-2016 - 2016 Employment and Social Developments in Europe Review: questions and answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 December 2016 The latest annual review of Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) published today shows encouraging results. See also IP/16/4429 What is the Employment and Social Developments in Europe review? The Employment and Social Developments (ESDE) review reports on the latest...
IP/16/4301  13-12-2016 - Fairness at the heart of Commission's proposal to update EU rules on social security coordination 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 December 2016 Today the European Commission is presenting a revision of the EU legislation on social security coordination. © European Union 2016 This is part of the 2016 Commission Work Programme and the Commission's efforts to facilitate labour mobility, ensure fairness for those...
MEMO/16/4302  13-12-2016 - Questions and Answers on the revision of social security coordination rules 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 13 December 2016 Today the European Commission is presenting a revision of the EU legislation on social security coordination. What is social security coordination? Social security systems typically cover areas such as sickness, maternity/paternity, family, old-age, unemployment and other similar benefits and are the...